Who We Are
What We Do
Dr. Samina M. Saifuddin is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Business Administration, Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management. Dr. Saifuddin received her doctoral degree in Management from Carleton University, Canada. She has received her MBA degree from Western Kentucky University, USA, and B.Com and M.Com in Management from Dhaka University, Bangladesh. She has received an honor of Beta Gamma Sigma for Academic Excellence in 2000 and 2015. Dr. Saifuddin’s research integrates insights from areas of gender and diversity, careers, networking behavior, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Issues related to gender and careers are paramount to her research orientation. She strives to understand how and why individuals make career choices and achieve career success and how gender and diversity interplays with choice and success. Her research is interdisciplinary in nature and draws from different areas of management (organizational behavior, human resources management, organization theory, and entrepreneurship) and different cultural context (e.g., North America and South Asia). Dr. Saifuddin is also very passionate about teaching and follows four simple rules: present subject matter in a way that attracts students’ interest, break down difficult content into manageable portions, help students establish links between different and/ or complex pieces, and put knowledge into context for better retrieval and application. She believes in learner-centered approach and adapt and apply her teaching strategies in a manner that helps students to understand, organize, and sustain knowledge for future reference.