Mohamed Hassan Awad

College of Business and Economics
Office Location: ST 801
Phone: 5412855398 Email: [email protected]


Hassan earned his PhD in Management from the University of Oregon in 2019 before joining the faculty at California State University Los Angeles as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship. His research uses insights from strategy and organization theory to investigate various topics at the intersection of business and society such as social innovation and entrepreneurship, ethics and sustainability, pluralism and complexity, and issues of power and social change. He employs a qualitaitve appraoch with studies on homelessness, local art scenes, and B-crops. His previous experience prior to academia includes successful careers in human resources and corporate social responsibility in various multi-national corporations. He is currently the Lead Faculty for the Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the College of Business and Economics. 


University of Oregon, Ph.D in Management, 2019

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, MS in Business Research, 2014

The American University in Cairo, MBA in Human Resources, 2010

Ain Shams Univeristy, BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2006