KFUPM Website | AACSB accredited since 2002
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Mohammed Alzahrani


Mohammed Alzahrani is the former Dean of KFUPM Business School where he also teaches finance courses for MBA and EMBA programs as an adjunct faculty member. He was awarded a Ph.D. degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree in Finance from University of Colorado at Denver. His research interests include corporate finance, asset pricing, and the interrelations between markets, institutional settings and corporate finance. He is also the deputy executive director of King Fahd University endowment fund with current size around $250 million. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of several finance Associations in the US and worldwide. He is a board member in investment management firms and provides consultancy and training to several private, non-profit, and governmental organizations on financial and strategic issues.


Ph.D. in Finance from Oklahoma State University, US
MS in Finance from University of Colorado at Denver, US
B.S. in Finance with honors KFUPM


Corporate Finance,
Asset pricing, and the interrelations between markets,
Institutional settings and corporate finance.

Recent Research

Mohammed Alzahrani, Ramesh P. Rao, 2014, Managerial Behavior and the Link between Stock Mispricing and Corporate Investments: Evidence fromMarket-to-Book Ratio Decomposition, Financial Review, 49, 89.

Alzahrani, Mohammed and Masih, Abul M. M. and Al-Titi, Omar, 2014, Linear and Non-Linear Granger Causality between Oil Spot and Futures Prices: A Wavelet Based Test, Journal of International Money and Finance, 48, 175-201.

Mohammed Alzahrani, Meziane Lasfer, 2012, Investor Protection, Taxation, and Dividends, Journal of Corporate Finance, 18(4), 745-762.

Mansur Masih, Mohammed Alzahrani, Omar Al-Titi, 2010, Systematic risk and time scales: New evidence from an application of waveletapproach to emerging Gulf stock markets, International Review of Financial Analysis, 19, 10-18.

Masih , Mansur, Alzahrani, Mohammed and Al-Titi, Omar, 2009, Systematic Risk and Time Scales: New Evidence from an Application of Wavelet Approach to the Emerging Gulf Stock Markets, International Review of Financial Analysis, 19, 10/18.

We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings