Maloud Shakona

Maloud Shakona

Adjunct Faculty of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Sports Management, International School of Hospitality, Sports, and Tourism Management



Academic Profile

Maloud Shakona is an adjunct faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the International School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Vancouver campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. He received his Ph.D. in Tourism Management from Clemson University, his Masters in International Banking and Finance from the University of Salford, U.K., and received his Bachelor of Accounting from The University of Azzawia, Libya. He was previously a lecturer of finance at The University of Azzawia in Libya and an adjunct faculty at Clemson University, U.S.A.

His research areas of interest focus on sustainable tourism development, the leisure behavior of ethnic and racial minorities, and their leisure constraints. He is also interested in cultural and sports event management and their financial impacts on the local community.

Dr. Shakona’s professional experience includes working as an accountant in multiple commercial companies in Libya. As Marketing and Communication Manager at Osher lifelong learning institute in Clemson SC, U.S.A., and a Restaurant Manager for both fast food and fine dining restaurants in the United States.

Dr. Shakona loves to ride horses, play soccer, volleyball, swim, and listen to music. He is fluent in English and Arabic.

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