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Mariama Yakubu

Part-Time Faculty

PhD, North Dakota St Univ Fargo


MG 301

Group and Virtual Team Processes - Fall 2018

MG 300

Special Topics - Spring 2019

SB 101

The Business Environment - Fall 2018

MG 210

Essentials of Management and Organizational Behavior - Spring 2019


School of Business

Phone Number

(203) 582-7286

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I am a Visiting Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Business, Quinnipiac University. I hold a PhD in Emergency Management from the North Dakota State University (NDSU). I have worked with several organizations including the Concordia College, NDSU, US Coast Guard-Ghana Disaster Management Organization, and the Electoral Commission of Ghana. My teaching interests include: Business Continuity in Management, Emergency Management, Economics of Disasters, Disaster Management, Human Resource Management and Group Dynamics. My research interests span the areas of Business Continuity Process, Human Resource Dynamics in Emergency Management Situations, Disaster and Risk Management, and Business Preparedness and Management Skills for Disasters.

Courses Taught

  • Management and Organizational Behavior (MG 210)
  • Virtual and Group Dynamics (MG 301)

Research Interests

Research Interests
  • Business Continuity Process
  • Human Resource Dynamics in Emergency Management
  • Disaster and Risk Management
  • Business Preparedness and Management Skills for Disasters

Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

1. Jensen Jessica, Bundy Sarah, Thomas Brian, Yakubu Mariama . The County Emergency Manager’s Role in Disaster Recovery. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters , 2014, Volume (32), 157-193

2. Awudu Iddrisu, Zhang Jun, Osmani Atif, Bachkar Khalid, Malm James, Yakubu Mariama . Financial Hedging and Sustainability Modeling Considering Uncertainties: A Case Study of Ethanol Supply Chain. Journal of Management and Sustainability , 2015, Volume (5), 1945-4733

Work In Progress

Working papers

1. Ohene Afriyie Emelia, Yakubu Mariama . The impact of Human resource practices and performance in small and medium enterprises. Targeted Journal: Human Resource Management Journal, expected date, 2018

2. Yakubu Mariama , Jensen Jessica. Developing Higher Education Programs in Emergency Management: Ghana’s Experience. Target: Internal Journal of Emergency Management, expected date, 2018

3. Yakubu Mariama . The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Out-Migration. Target: Journal of Development Economics , expected date 2018, 2018

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Concordia College (From 2013 to 2013)
  • Graduate Intern-Consultant, US Coast Guard and Ghana National Disaster Management (From 2011 to 2011)
  • Presiding Office, Electoral Commission of Ghana (2014 to 2014)