Fatima Jebari

Assistant Professor of Business and Management


Diana Davis Spencer Discovery Center 2309


Fatima Jebari is an Assistant Professor in Business and Management at Wheaton College. She has received her PhD in Financial Economics at the University of New Orleans.

Her current research explores the impact of corporate political activism and corporate social responsibility on firm’s decisions and value. She also investigates the performance evaluation of mutual funds. She is interested in social responsibility, corporate finance, and investment. Her work was presented at conferences such as the Financial Management Association and the Southern Finance Association.

She can speak English, French and Arabic fluently, and loves drawing and painting in her free time.

Honors and Awards

  • Kali and Sushila Mukherjee Best Teacher Award (2020)
  • Winner of the 3MT Competition and recipient of the Doctoral Dissertation Year Fellowship for the academic year 2019/2020
  • Toussaint Hocevar Outstanding Doctoral Student Award (2019)


Ph.D., Financial Economics, University of New Orleans, May 2020

M.S., Financial Economics, University of New Orleans, May 2018

Executive Professional Master in Islamic Finance, General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions, Manama, Bahrain, December 2015

M.S., Auditing and Design of Information Systems, Lorraine University, Nancy, France, December 2012

Bachelor in Law, Economics and Management, La Rochelle University, LaRochelle, France, June 2010