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 Moudi O. Al-Mousa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture
Almousa@ksu.edu.sa

 
 
 
Education
Ph.D., Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA. (2005)
M.A., Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (1998)
B.S., American University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. (1994)
Professional Experience

  • Graduate of “Pioneering Executive Leaders Program”, INSEAD Business College, Paris, France, (March 2015 – December 2015).
  • Consultant and General Supervisor of Female Affaires In Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2015-2017).
  • Visiting Scholar, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University, Summer, (2014).
  • Consultant and General Supervisor of Female section of Deputy Ministry for Planning and Information, Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2011- 2015).
  • Consultant and Supervisor of Female section Statistics Center, Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2010-2011).
  • Visiting Scholar, College of Tourism Management and Retailing: Department of Retailing, University of South Carolina, Summer (2010).
  • Consultant (part time), Research and Development Center, Ministry of Higher Education, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2010).
  • Visiting Scholar, College of Textiles: Marketing and Management Dept. North Carolina State University, Summer (2008).
  • Associate Professor, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, (2011- present)
  • Deputy Head, Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, acting as the College of Food Sciences and Agriculture Vice Dean, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2007--2009).
  • Assistant Professor, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2006-2011).
  • Lecturer, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (2000—2006).
  • Teaching Assistant, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (1999--2000).
  • Teaching Assistant. College of Human Ecology. Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS, USA. (1998).
  • Research Assistant. College of arts and Sciences. Georgia State University. Atlanta, Georgia. USA. (1998).
  • Research Assistant, Gainesville Museum, Gainesville, Georgia, USA. (1997).

Academic Scholarship Interest
Consumer Behavior: Attitude and Intention, Risk, E-commerce.
Retail Strategy: Manufacturing Technology (3D scanning), International Marketing.

Publications 
Almousa, M. (accepted). Consumer experience of 3D body scanning technology and   acceptance of related e-commerce market applications. International Journal of Consumer Studies [ISI journal].
 
Almousa, M. (2019).Differences in perceived risk between apparel buyers and non-    buyers in online context. International Review of Management and Business Research, 8 (3), 295-300.
 
Almousa, M., Jin, B., Yang, H., & Kim, N. (accepted). The mediating effects of micro country image by product category and country. International Journal of Market Research [ISI journal].
 
Jin, B., Almousa, M., Yang, H., & Kim, N. (2018). Differential effects of macro and micro country images by product category and by country among Saudi consumers. Management Decision, 56(8), 1663-1681 https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-10-2016-0751 [ISI journal].
 
Jin, B., Almousa, M., & Kim, N. (2018). Retailing amid regulation and religion: An analysis of the unique cultural challenges and opportunities facing market ventures in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Cultural Marketing Strategy, 3(1), 70-81.

Jin, B., Almousa, M.,Yang, H., Kim, N. & Gil, M. (2016. November). Asymmetrical roles of macro and micro country images on Saudi consumers’ purchase intention. Paper presented at the annual conference of International Textile and Apparel Association, Vancouver, Canada. (Received Paper of Distinction Award).

Jin, B., Almousa, M.,Yang, H., Kim, N. & Gil, M. (2016. November). Mediating role of micro country image on purchase intention by product category and by country. Paper presented at the jointed conference of Korean Society of Clothing & Textiles/International Textile and Apparel Association, Vancouver, Canada.
 
Almousa, M., (2014). The Influence of Risk Perception in Online Purchasing Behavior: Examination of an Early-Stage Online Market. International Review of Management and Business Research, Volume 3, Number 2, PP 779 – 787.

Almousa, M., and Brosdahl, D. (2014). Online apparel purchasing: a cultural comparison of Saudi Arabian and U.S. consumers. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2327-5391 [Print], ISSN 1941-5087 [Online], Volume 8.
 
Almousa, M., (2013). Barriers to E-Commerce Adoption: Consumers' Perspectives from a developing Country. iBusiness, ISSN 2150-4057 [Print], ISSN 2150-4083 [Online], Volume 5, PP 65-71.
 
Brosdahl, D, and Almousa, M., (2013). Risk Perception and Internet Shopping: Comparing United States and Saudi Arabian Consumers. Journal of Management and Marketing Research, ISSN 2327-5340 [Print], ISSN1941-3408 [Online], Volume 13, Number 2.
 
Almousa, M., (2011). Profiling E-buyers in Saudi Arabia: demographic, experiential, and attitudinal factors. Cross-Cultural Communication, ISSN 1712-8358 [Print], ISSN1923-6700 [Online], Volume 7, Number 2.
 
Almousa, M., (2011). Perceived Risk in Apparel online Shopping: A multi Dimensional perspective. Canadian Social Science, ISSN 1712-8056 [Print], ISSN1923-6697 [Online], Volume 7, Number 2.
 
Almousa, M., (2011). The Influence of Risk Perception in Online Purchasing Behavior: A Multi Dimensional Perspective. Proceedings, International Journal of Arts and Sciences Academic Conference, Orlando, Fl, USA.
 
Almousa, M., (2010). Saudi Arabian Consumer's interest in the Commercial Application of 3D body Scanner. International Journal of Consumer Studies, ISSN 1470-6423 [Online], ISSN 1470-6423[Print], (ISI journal).
 
Almousa, M., 3D Body Scanners: Application in the Apparel Industry. Proceedings, the 4th International Consumer Sciences Research Conference, 2009, Edinburgh, UK.
 
Almousa, M., (2011). Differences in product-Related Perceived Risk in Online Contexts. ITAA-KAMS joint symposium, Soul, Korea.
 
Brosdahl, D. & Almousa, M. (2005). Consumers’ purchase decision on foreign apparel products: A cognitive appraisal theory. Association for Consumer Research. San Antonio, TX, USA.

Almousa, M. and Brosdahl, D. (2005). Mass Customization; Application in the Saudi Arabian Apparel Market. American Collegiate Retailing Association, New York, NY, USA.

Apparel Mass Customization: Viability for Saudi Arabian Female Consumers, Ph.D. Dissertation, 2005
 
Professional Affiliations
Member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA).
Member of the American Collegiate Retailing Association.
Member of American Marketing Association
Member of Academy of International Business.
 
Service Contributions
 
Vise President and female committee chair, 5th Scientific Conference for Saudi H. Ed. Students, Riyadh, 2014.
General supervisor, 4th Scientific Conference for Saudi H. Ed. Students (Female Section), Makah, 2013.
Mentor for the first prize winner company at the UNISCO's (MENA 100 Business Plan Competition), 2012.
Judge for the UNISCO’s (MENA 100 Business Plan Competition), 2012.
Moderator for many sessions including Food Security, Riyadh Economic Forum, Fifth Edition, 2011, and the First Women Leadership Meeting, Riyadh, 2011.
Reviewer for some business journals among them; International Journal of Consumer Studies (ISI journal) and Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management (SSCI Journal).
Benchmarking, upon University's Rector request, number of well reputable Human Ecology Colleges in the US, summer (2008).
Chair, Female Section, International Review Member's Arrangement Committee, Food Sciences and Nutrition Department (2008).
Chair, Alternative Medicine 09 Workshop, King Saud University, College of Food Sciences and Agriculture' section. (2009)
Chair, Fourth international Conference for Development and Environment (Female Section), King Saud University, (2008)
Member, Commencement Committee, Kind Saud University. (2008)
Member, NCAAA program review committee (Quality Assurance), Food Sciences and Nutrition Department, (2007-2009)
Chairman, Academic Committee, Food Science and Nutrition Department, (2007-2009)
Chairman, Labs Committee, Food Sciences and Nutrition Department, (2007-2009).
Member, Academic Committee, Sciences and Medical Studies Departments. (2007-2009)
Member, Faculty members Evaluation Committee, Sciences and Medical Studies Departments. (2007-2009)
Member, Gifted and Study Abroad Committee. (2007- 2009)
Member Class's Schedule Committee, Sciences and Medical Studies Departments. (2007)
Coordinator, Historic and Cultural Display, University and Society Week. (2002)
Member, Curriculum Ravine and Development Committee. (2000)
College of Agriculture Coordinator, University and Society Week. (2000)
 
Professional Development
 
Advanced Leadership Development in Higher Education training, Academic Impressions, 2014, Memphis, TN, USA.
Roundtable Meeting, Leadership without Boundaries: How Leaders can Reach High Performance for Their Institutions, Institute of Public Administration, Khobar, 2014.
Roundtable Meeting, Leadership in Higher Education Institutions: Reforming Academic Leadership, Institute of Public Administration, Khobar, 2013.
ACE (American Council for Education) 95th Annual Meeting, 2013, Washington D. C., USA.
Participant, International Journal for Arts and Sciences Conference, 2013, Munich, Germany.
Participant, International Academic Key West Conference, 2013, Key West, FL, United States.
Participant, International Business Academy Conference, 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States.
ITAA 2011, International Apparel and Textiles Association conference. Philadelphia, United States.
Participant, International Journal for Arts and Sciences Conference, 2011, Cambridge, MA, United States.
Teaching and Learning Training Course, 2010, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States.
Smart Fabrics, 2010. Miami, FL, United States.
 ITAA 2010, International Apparel and Textiles Association conference. Bellevue, WA, USA.
Innovations in Textiles 2009 Conference: Smart, Nano and Technical Textiles for Medical, Industrial and Clothing Applications. London, UK, 2009.
Strategic Planning Workshop, King Saud University. (2009)
Excellence in Academic Setting Workshop, King Saud University. 2009.
Textile Futures Conference, Raleigh, NC, USA, 2008.
 “Leadership and Creativity” Public Administration Institute, 2008, Riyadh.
Quality assurance in Higher Education Workshop. King Saud University, 2008.
New Faculty Preparation Program. King Saud University, 2008.
“Self Management Seminar” Himam training Center, Riyadh Saudi Arabia, 2007.
"Ration to Fashion Workshop", Kansas State University, 2005.
"College of Human Ecology Assessment Workshop", Kansas State University, 2003.
"E-tail Conference", Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2003.
"Advances in Qualitative Research", Kansas State University, 2003.
"Educational Technology Seminar", Kansas State University, 2002.
"Direct Selling Education Foundation Seminar", Kansas State University, 2002.
"Funds and Grants Workshop", Kansas State University, 2002.
 
Honors and Awards
Selected to be included Who’s Who in the World (2013).
General Human Ecology Scholarship (one year), Kansas State University (2003).
Prince Sultan Award for Scientific Excellence (2002).
Graduated with Honors (Cum Laude), American University (1994).
Dean's List, American University (1994).