Asem Tahtamouni, PhD

Dr. Asem Tahtamouni holds bachelor’s in accounting, a master of commerce in accounting, and a PhD in financial risk management. He has worked in companies in Jordan and Australia in roles that included external and internal auditing, accounting, business researching, consulting, sales and supervisory assistant. He is currently working at the American University of Madaba in Jordan as assistant professor and dead of the Banking and Finance and Accounting departments. He has attended many academic conferences and has many academic positions and published papers in international academic journals.

Courses Taught

Program Planning and Management
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning: Concepts and Practices

Select Publications

Suleiman Jamal Mohammad, Asem Tahtamouni, Abdullah Ahmed Aldaas, and Mohammad Ahmad Sumadi (2022), “Preventing Money Laundering During the Placement Stage: the Jordanian Commercial Banks Case,” International Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 1, Iss. 1, 37.

Fouzan Al Qaisi and Asem Tahtamouni, (2021), “Using Stress Testing Model in Measuring the Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Jordanian Commercial Banks,” International Journal of Business Continuity and Risk Management, Vol. 11, Iss. 4, 310. (Scopus).

Asem Tahtamouni, Alaa Abu Malloh, Tawfiq Taleb Tawfiq (2020), “Board Diversity and Corporate Performance: The Jordanian Industrial Corporations Case”, International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. 21 Iss. 3, 297. (Scopus).

Suleiman Jamal Mohammad, Asma Hussein Khalaf Al-Znaimat, Abdullah Ahemd Aldaas, Asem Tahtamouni (2020), “Assessment of Liquidity Risk Management in Islamic and Conventional Banks – An Empirical Study,” International Journal of Business Excellence, Vol. 21, Iss. 4, 549. (Scopus).

Asem Tahtamouni (2020), The Effect of Dividends Policy on the Stock Prices – The Jordanian Listed Commercial Banks Case, Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 23, Iss. 4, 432. (Scopus).

Usama Adnan Fendi, Asem Tahtamouni, Yaser Jalghoum, Suleiman Jamal Mohammad (2019), “The Study of Bubbles in Bitcoin Behavior”, Banks and Bank Systems, Vol. 14, Iss. 4, 133. (Scopus).

Yaser Jalghoum, Asem Tahtamouni, Sahar Khasawneh, and Amro Al-Madadha (2019), “Challenges to Healthcare Information Systems Development: The Case of Jordan,” International Journal of Healthcare Management, DOI: 10.1080/20479700.2019.1658159. (Scopus).

Alaa Abu Mallouh and Asem Tahtamouni (2018), “The Impact of Social Responsibility Disclosure on the Liquidity of the Jordanian Industrial Corporations,” International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, Inderscience Publishers, Vol. 10, Iss. 3, 273. (Scopus).

Asem Tahtamouni, Fouzan Al Qaisi and Usama Adnan Fendi (2017), “The Effect of Oil Price Falling on the Jordanian Economic System,” International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Vol. 7, Iss. 5, 282. (Scopus).

Fouzan Al Qaisi, Asem Tahtamouni, and Mustafa Al Qudah, (2016), “Factors Affecting the Market Stock Price-The Case of the Insurance Companies Listed in Amman Stock Exchange,” International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 7, Iss. 10, 81. (Cabell’s).

Research Interests

Financial risk management
Financial management
Bank management
corporate governance


  • PhD, Financial Risk Management, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Master of Commerce, Accounting, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • BA, Accounting, Yarmouk University, Jordan
Asem Tahtamouni, PhD

SIT Graduate Institute

Affiliated Faculty, Jordan

MA in Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Management

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MA in Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Management

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