Bachelor in Communications, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, 1957. Master of Business Administration, University Texas, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1971.
Assistant professor University Houston, 1971-1975, associate professor, 1975-1976, associate professor accounting, 1978-1983. Fulbright professor University Khartoum, Sudan, 1976-1978. Chairman accounting department King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1988.
Professor accounting University Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1988-1992. Professor College of Industrial Management, University Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, since 1992. Consultant National Council Higher Education, Khartoum, 1976-1978, European Economic Community, Khartoum, 1977.
External examiner University Calcutta, India, 1978-1979.
Member American Accounting Association (researcher 1973-1975), Institute Internal Auditors, Phi Beta Delta, Delta Sigma Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi.
Married Sally Sneed, December 22, 1967 (divorced 1979). Children: Jamal E., Karim E. Married Maria A. Gruner, August 11, 1984.
1 child, Noelle Rianne.