Dr Abusalem is the External member of EEI academic board. With prior experience as the Head of Management Department at Ozford Institute of Higher Education and the acting Dean Learning and Teaching at Australian School of Management, he has numerous qualifications, both academic and professional. Dr Abusalem has a long history of involvement with students, which has enabled him to gain an extensive experience in international student issues through representational activities, meetings with Australian universities’ international students, and conference attendance. He received Victoria’s Award for Excellence in Multicultural Affairs and was nominated for Australian of the Year 2004, and is very active in presenting cross-cultural seminars to a number of Australian Universities.
Dr Abusalem has successfully guided the research agendas of numerous Masters and PhD students, across a variety of disciplines, to achieve excellent academic outcomes and demonstrated achievement in the successful supervision of research of higher degree student’s completion. The timely completion of seven PhD candidates demonstrates his ability to manage competing priorities and deliver on milestones and agreed outcomes within very tight time frames.