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Emmanuel N. Roussakis

Emmanuel N. Roussakis

Professor Emeritus

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, CBC 200
Miami, FL 33199

(305) 348-2680

Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, Economics
    Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
  • Master of Business Administration, Management
    Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics
    University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Areas of Expertise

  • Commercial Banking
  • International Banking
  • Global Financial Strategy
  • International Finance

Professional Activities

Dr. Roussakis is Emeritus Professor of Finance in the College of Business. He is also a recipient of several U.S. Department of State awards-Fulbright Specialist in Tunisia (2020), Kuwait (2017), Morocco (2014), Indonesia (2013), and Russia (2012), Lecturer at the Fulbright International Summer Institute in Bulgaria (2011), and Fulbright Scholar in Romania (2010).

Dr. Roussakis has taught at American universities in the United States and Europe, worked for American and European banks, and served in an advisory capacity to government agencies both in the United States and abroad. He participated in the negotiations for Greece's admission to the European Eco¬nomic Community in the area of commercial banks and banking policy.  He was co-recipient of a Florida State Research (STAR) grant for the study of international banking legislation and taxation; study recommendations were the basis for legislative changes implemented in Florida in July 1979 and June 1980 respectively.

Dr. Roussakis has authored several books and published widely in academic journals in the United States, Europe and Latin America.  

During his tenure at Florida International University, he was instrumental in establishing the department of Finance, developing its banking curriculum, and directing certificate programs for professionals in the financial industry.  For his many and varied contributions to FIU and the community at large, he received 9 awards for exceptional performance in teaching, scholarship and service. He served as department Chair (2000-2003), and was recognized for his sustained contributions in the field of international banking through the award of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) endowed chair in Finance (1999-2003). He contributed in the development of the College’s graduate programs downtown by serving as the Director of the Professional MBA, and the Master of Science in Finance (2006-2010).  

Although associated with FIU since 1976, in the course of a three-year interval (2003-2006) he was Dean of the School of Business at the University of Nicosia, the largest private graduate and undergraduate educational institution in Cyprus.

He speaks fluently English and Greek, and has knowledge of French, Spanish and Arabic.


Courses Taught

  • Commercial Bank Management
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit Analysis
  • Finance Internship
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Planning and Statement Analysis
  • Global Financial Strategy
  • International Bank Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Intl Banking
  • Introduction to Business Finance
  • Special Topics in Finance
  • Special Topics in International Business

Refereed Journal Articles

Roussakis, E. (2016). Assessing Bank Performance and Determining Strategy. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 9(2).

Roussakis, E. (2014). The U.S. Bank Insurance and Resolution Experience and Lessons for the European Union. Management & Marketing, 9(4).

Roussakis, E. N., & Lizarzaburu, E. R. (2013). Strategic alliance: Case study in competitive positioning. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 9(2).

Roussakis, E. N., & Moysidis, A. (2012). Foreign direct investment options: Bertos manufacturing corporation. World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 8(1).

Roussakis, E. N. (2010). Construction and development loan request. A case study. Management & Marketing, 5(4).

Ktoridou, D., & Roussakis, E. N. (2008). Website development as a means of communication: A case study. Journal for Global Business Advancement, 1(4).

Roussakis, E. N., & Patino, M. I. (2008). Banco Banades: Interbank loan. Journal of Financial Education, 34.

Roussakis, E. N., & Bisha, I. (2006). Tax Reforms and Implications for International Banks: The Case of Cyprus. EuroMed Journal of Business, 1(1).

Roussakis, E. N. (2005). Problem Loans in Cyprus Commercial Banks and the U.S. Experience. Ekonomia, 8(1).

Roussakis, E. N., & Cross, N. L. (2005). Davis Motor Company. International Journal of Management Cases, 7(3).

Roussakis, E. N., & Patino, M. I. (2005). La Moderna, S.A. International Journal of Management Cases, 7(3).


Roussakis, E. (2017). Basics of International Banking. XanEdu, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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