Sami Ghaddar

Assistant Professor In-Residence


Sami is an Assistant Professor of Strategy In-Residence at the University of Connecticut’s School of Business. He currently teaches MGMT 4900, a capstone course on Strategy, Policy, and Planning.

His research and teaching interests lie at the intersection of corporate governance, firm innovation, and firm performance. Ghaddar’s research examines the efficacy of board-level specialized committees and how they affect a firm’s strategic choices. It also examines how board compositional characteristics influence firms’ financial and social performance. He has presented his research at the Academy of Management (AOM), Strategic Management Society (SMS), Society for Business Ethics (SBE), International Association for Business and Society (IABS), and International Corporate Governance Society (ICGS) annual conferences.

Ghaddar holds a Ph.D. in Business (2021) from Bentley University in Massachusetts and was the recipient of the Harold S. Geneen Doctoral Fellowship in Business. He also holds a Master of Business Administration (2015) and a Bachelor of Business Administration (2010), both from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.

Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-4483
Mailing Address2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041 Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationBUSN 335
CoursesMGMT 4900 - Strategy, Policy and Planning