Dr. Rami Khasawneh

Dean, Professor of MIS
College of Business
Office Location: 
Benilde B-122
(815) 836-5360

Dr. Rami Khasawneh is the Dean of the College of Business and Graduate School of Management at Lewis University. He is also a Professor of Management Information Systems. Dr. Khasawneh has been at Lewis University since 2001. Dean Khasawneh is involved in the development and organization of many conferences and journals such as editor-in-chief of the International Management Review Journal, member of the advisory board for the Scientific Journals International, member of the editorial board for the ACBSP conference proceedings, member of the International Board of Reviewers for the Computer Science and Information Technology Education, member of the International Data Corporation Enterprise Panel, member of the International Business Information Management Conference program committee. He also published and presented many papers in different journals and conferences including his keynote speeches in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility at the International Conference on Technical Barriers to Trade and Standardization at Jiliang China University, the International Forum on Tourism Management at Shandong University and the inauguration ceremony for the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors. In addition to his academic and scholar work he has extensive consulting experience in the area of information technology and project management. He consulted with many companies including Whittman-Hart, Citibank, AT&T, Universal Studios, Applied Systems and Nicor Gas.

  • Author of over 20 papers in refereed journals
  • Has chaired many IEEE and ACM IT conferences
  • Associate editor of the International Management Review Journal

Has 13 years as IT consultant with projects in:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Enterprise Security
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Project Management
  • E-Business

He has managed over 50 projects for clients including:

  • Citibank
  • Nicor Gas
  • SBC/Ameritech
  • Tenneco Packaging
  • United Airlines
Educational Background: 

Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology 1993
M.S. Western Michigan University 1989
B.S. Yarmouk University 1987