Editors & Editorial Board

This journal ceased publication with its last issue published in March 2018. This is a list of the former Editorial Board.


Dr Tingting Ying

University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Dr Tingting Ying is a Lecturer of Finance at Ningbo University of Technology and a Visiting Teaching Fellow at Nottingham University – Ningbo Campus, China. She received her PhD in Finance from the University of Nottingham, UK. Her teaching areas are in the areas of corporate finance, financial statement analysis, and economics. Dr Ying’s primary areas of research interests include corporate governance, accounting and financial crime analysis. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Services and Standards and also has a Certified Financial Analyst designation.

Associate Editor

Jie Dong

University of Nottingham Ningbo, China

Jie Dong received his BSc majored in Computer Science from North China Institute of Science and Technology, China in 2008, and MSc majored in Mining Engineering from Guizhou University, China in 2012. His postgraduate study focused on using computer language to develop a risk assessment system for coal mine safety. Since gaining his Masters degree, he has been pursuing his PhD at University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. His PhD project covers numerical modelling of single phase and multiphase flow in stirred tank reactors, geometry optimisation of stirred vessels and Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) measurement of flow field. During his PhD studies, he has undertaken the position of Lab Demonstrator for Fluid Mechanics and Particle Mechanics Engineering, which are key curriculums for Chemical and Environmental Engineering students.

Editorial Board

The IAFOR Journal of Social Sciences is grateful for the valuable contributions of time and expertise generously donated by all Editorial Board members.

Members of the Editorial Board provide input on editorial needs and review manuscripts. They may also offer feedback on past issues and discuss future directions for the journal.

Dr Anis Ahmad
Lalit Narayan Mithila University, India
Anis Ahmad is an associate professor at P. G. Department of Psychology, L.N. Mithila University, India.

Dr Mohammed Al Bhadily
Curtin University, Western Australia
Dr Mohammed Al Bhadily is an academic at the School of Law, Curtin University, Western Australia. He has been teaching various Business Law subjects at Curtin University since 2008. He also completed his PhD, Masters (with distinction) and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Law at Curtin University. In addition to that, he holds a Bachelor of Legal Studies from Murdoch University, and a Law Degree from Baghdad University.

Mohammed’s research interests are workers’ rights, employee entitlements, and workers’ health and safety. He has published several research papers on a wide range of topics, and has won a number of teaching and research awards.

Dr Geogia M. Daleure
Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the United Arab Emirates
Georgia Daleure is the Dean of General Studies (Communication, Social Science, Humanities, Math, and Natural Science) at the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) in the United Arab Emirates. She earned her Doctorate in Education, MA in Teaching Adults, and BS in Entrepreneurship from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, USA. Prior to HCT, Georgia founded and managed training programs funded by the Indiana State Workforce Development Division for non-profit adult education institutions. Her research interests include employability studies, social transitions, teaching and learning in transitioning societies, and emerging teaching learning techniques such as blended learning and flipped classroom. Of particular interest has been curriculum research on the implications of STEM/STEAM integration at all levels of education. Georgia has served on review boards for educational journals, book reviews panels, and educational conferences in the GCC region.

Dr Tinni Dutta
Asutosh College, Kolkata, India.
Tinni Dutta is a well-known educationist and has been a prolific writer since 1991. In her professional capacity she has visited the UK, USA, France, Germany, Switzerland and different parts of Asia, including China, Bangkok, Indonesia, and Singapore. Her specialised areas are psychoanalysis and literature, clinical psychology, educational psychology, drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, and Psychospirituality. She has presented numerous papers at the Asiatic Society and Ramkrishna Mission, the Institute of Culture, Golpark Kolkata. She is the author of numerous books on Tagore and the recipient of several awards. In her private life she enjoys poetry and song.

Dr Hien Thanh Hoang
Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam
Hien T. Hoang is the Chair of Economics Division at the Institute of Socio-Economic Research, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam. After graduating in 1998 from the Economic University (Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam), Hien Hoang worked for Unilever for more than five years. Subequestly, in 2004 he completed an MA in Marketing at the University of Queensland. Then from 2012, he studied for his PhD in Economics, at the University of New England (UNE), Australia. Currently, he works as a researcher-lecturer at the Duy Tan University, Vietnam. His research interests include agglomeration economies, foreign direct investment (FDI), new economic geography, international economics and development, applied econometrics, gender studies, and the Vietnamese economy. He has presented papers at conferences both at home and abroad and has published articles in various journals.

Dr Taghreed Justinia
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Saudi Arabia
Taghreed Justinia is an assistant Professor of Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Saudi Arabia. Her professional background is in leading large-scale IT change management projects. She has a special interest in organisational behaviour and the socio-technical aspects of applying Health Informatics systems; building Health Informatics educational solutions,and in IT organisational strategy and planning. She is also interested in defining educational Health Informatics courses as well as developing training programs in Health Informatics and Leadership for healthcare professionals.

Dr Samskrati Gulvady
College of Applied Sciences, Sultanate of Oman
Samskrati Gulvady is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Communication Studies, College of Applied Sciences – Salalah, Sultanate of Oman.

Dr Angela Turner-Wilson
Bournemouth University, the United Kingdom
Dr Angela Turner-Wilson is currently a senior lecturer in public health at Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK. Dr Turner-Wilson graduated with a Bachelors degree in Humanities, and then a Masters from the University of London in the 1990s. She worked as a senior nurse in the field of public health for the UK National Health Service, before moving into her first academic post at the University of Southampton. She then moved to Bournemouth University, during which time she completed her PhD. Her areas of specialism lie in health and well-being through a social science lens. She is interested in themes such as social justice, social determinants of health (poverty, homelessness and food security), as well as the differences between political ideology and local views in relation to climate change, nature and environmental issues.

Dr Randy A. Tudy
Cor Jesu College, the Philippines
Randy A. Tudy is the author of several books including “Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Student Researchers” and “Learning the Fundamentals of Quantitative Research”. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Southeastern and his Masters of Theology at the Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines. He acts as a peer reviewer for the research journals of the International Association of Multidisciplinary Research (IAMURE), Sampurasun ISCH e-journal, Pasundan University, Indonesia, Philippine Association of Institutions for Research (PAIR), and of several universities in the Philippines. He sits as chairman of the Research Committee of the Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS). His research interests include Catholic education, curriculum and instruction, public administration, and action research. Currently, he is the director of Research and Publication Office (RPO) and Program Coordinator of the Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Program of Cor Jesu College, Philippines.