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Dr. Ali Dehghan

Dr. Ali Dehghan

Associate Professor, IT & Business Analytics

Office: (909) 448-4094
College of Business 138

Dr. Dehghan serves as an Assistant Professor of Business Analytics and IT at College of Business and Public Health. Prior to his current assignment, he served as a faculty at Pepperdine University and Wesleyan. Ali has several publications in peer reviewed journals.

Beside his academic career, he worked in several multinational companies all around the globe. For the last 4 years, he has been so involved in start up business (High Tech) area. He has proudly obtained different grants including NSF I-Corp.

Educational Background

  • Technology Management (Ph.D) 2012, Eastern Michigan University
  • Engineering Management (MS.c) 2011, Eastern Michigan University
  • E-Commerce (MS.c) 2006, Lulea University of Technology
  • Electrical Engineering (BS.c) 2003, Azad University


  • Farrokhnia, M., & Dehghan, A. (2022). Impact of Protection Level on Vertically Differentiated Two-Slided Software Platforms. International Journal of Information Security and Privacy (IJISP), 16(1).
  • Pourbehzadi,M., & Dehghan, A. (2021). A Stochastic/ Economic Model of Batteries in Short-term Scheduling of a Renewable-based Microgrid. IEEE Access, 8, 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3091177
  • Pool, J. K., Dehghan, A., Jamkhaneh, H. B., Jaberi, A., & Sharifkhani, M. (2018). The effect of e-service quality on football fan satisfaction and fan loyalty toward the websites of their favorable football teams. In Sports Media, Marketing, and Management: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice(pp. 470-485). IGI Global.
  • Pool, J. K., Dehghan, A., Jamkhaneh, H. B., Jaberi, A., & Sharifkhani, M. (2016). The Effect of E-Service Quality on Football Fan Satisfaction and Fan Loyalty toward the Websites of Their Favorable Football Teams. International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR), 12(1), 43-57
  • Taghizadeh Yazdi, M. R., Bagheri, F., Dehghan, A., & Abdi, N. (2015). Identification and prioritization of the tourism industry’s target markets using Multi Attribute Decision Making Approach in a fuzzy environment. Iranian Business Management7(2), 381-406.
  • Dehghan, A., & Pool, J. K. (2015). THE EFFECTS OF CUSTOMER AND ENTREPRENEURIAL ORIENTATION ON INNOVATIVENESS AND PERFORMANCE. International Journal of Arts & Sciences8(4), 357.
  • Dehghan, A., Dugger, J., Dobrzykowski, D., & Balazs, A. (2014). The antecedents of student loyalty assessment in online programs. International Journal of Educational Management, 28(1), 15-35.
  • Salehi, M., Moradi, M., & Dehghan, A. (2013). A Study of Job Satisfaction-Comparison between the Auditors of Supreme Audit Court and CPAs. An Iranian evidence. Journal of Economics & Business Research19(1).
  • Dehghan, A. (2013). Service Quality & Loyalty: A Review. Modern Management Science & Engineering1(2), 197-208.
  • Dehghan, A., & Trafalis, T. B. (2012). Examining Churn and Loyalty Using Support Vector Machine. Business and Management Research, 1 (4).
  • Dehghan, A. (2012). Customer Satisfaction and Intellectual Property Protection: In the Case of Online Educational Institutions. Global Journal of Management And Business Research12(21).
  • Dehghan, A., Zenouzi, B., & Albadvi, A. (2012). An Investigation on the Relationship between Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: In the Case of CCG CO. International Business Research,5(1), p3.
  • Dehghan, A., Shahin, A, & Zenouzi, B (2011), Service Quality Gaps & Six Sigma, Journal of Management Research,7(2).
  • Dehghan, A., & Shahin, A. (2011). Customer loyalty assessment: A case study in MADDIRAN, the distributor of LG Electronics in Iran. Business Management and Strategy2(1), 1.

Awards / Honors

  • 2018: I-Corp National Science Foundation(NSF) Grant Serving as a PI
  • 2017: Charing the 2nd International Accounting & Management Conference, FH Joaneum University
  • 2016: Charing the 2nd International Accounting & Management Conference, Gilan, Iran
  • 2016: UCR Anderson Grant
  • 2016: Hewlett Grant
  • 2015: UCR Anderson grant
  • 2012: Graduate School Fellowship, Eastern Michigan University
  • 2011: Graduate School Fellowship, Eastern Michigan University
  • 2011: Exxon Mobile Scholarship, University of Oklahoma
  • 2010: Ph.D. Fellowship, Eastern Michigan University
  • 2008-2010: Graduate Assistantship, Eastern Michigan University
  • 2007: Grade 1 of the global LG grade structure for 2 years
  • 2004: The Most Conscientious, AsusTek Computer Inc

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