Bachelor, Cairo University, 1961. Master of Arts, Cairo University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1970.
Professor economics, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1967-1981; department chairman, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1974-1977; research fellow, Institute of Economics, Kiel, Germany, 1972-1974; senior scientist, division director, Institute for Science Research, Kuwait, 1981-1990; senior vice president, Gulf Investment corporation, Kuwait, 1990-1992; senior economics advisor, Ministry of Finance, Bahrain, 1992-1994; president, LTC Techno-Economics, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1994.
Deacon, Coptic Church, Raleigh, 1992-1994.
Married Barbara B. Wilkes, August 29, 1967. Children: Helana A., Christina M., Charles P.