Ali Besharat

Professor; Chair, Department of Marketing; Co-Director of CiBiC

  • Faculty

Professional Biography

I am an associate professor in the Marketing department, Daniels College of Business. I hold a Ph.D. in marketing from the University of South Florida and have received numerous college-wide and university-wide fellowships, research, and teaching awards. I have worked in the energy industry as a consultant and manager for a few years before joining the academia.


  • Ph.D., Marketing, University of South Florida, 2012
  • MBA, Operations Management, Sharif University of Technology, 2006
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2003

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Creating an Academic Teaching Portfolio
  • Social Marketing Planning
  • Instructional Workshops for Teaching Excellence
  • Strategic Brands and Business Performance Management
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Teaching Undergraduates for International Instructors