Prof. (Dr.) Hebatallah Adam is an academician, editor, and scholar with over 19 years of teaching and research experience in International Economic Development. She currently serves as an Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs of Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) and Executive Director of Jindal Centre for the Global South – O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana - India. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business, Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt.
Dr. Adam is the Founder and Director of Jindal Centre for the Global South, a research centre affiliated to the School of International Affairs at Jindal Global University (JGU). The Centre's mission is to further top-level international research on Global South studies, development finance and South-South Cooperation, as well as become an intellectual platform that facilitates innovative solutions to the problems of the Global South.
Dr. Adam has earned her BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees from universities in Egypt and France, including Departement de Gestion et de Commerce International (DGCI) at Faculty of Business Ain Shams University, Poitiers University in France, and IAE de Paris - Sorbonne University, France. She has numerous publications in the areas of poverty, financial inclusion, fintech, global south, international development, and development finance. Additionally, she has supervised Master and Ph.D. students from both India and Egypt.