Antar Salim M.B.A., D.B.A.

Antar Salim, M.B.A., D.B.A.

Doctor of Business Administration Program - Core Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH243    |    Campus Box: # 28

Dr. Salim is a Core Associate Professor in the Doctor of Business Administration program.

Dr. Salim enjoys reading related to behavioral economics, wealth inequality and history.  In addition to the joy of reading, Dr. Salim appreciates going to the gym and staying active.

  • Areas of Expertise

    Behavioral economics, Emotional Intelligence (EI), Critical Thinking, and Personal Finance.

  • Scholarly & Creative Interests

    Emotional Intelligence (EI) and its impact on leadership, behavioral finance and behavioral economics.

    Antar's Current DBA Candidates are conducting dissertation research on:

    • Behavioral economics in higher education
    • Emotional intelligence and its possible impact on transformational leadership
    • Correlation between success and grit in IT professionals
    • Culture and Competencies
    • Psychological benefits of homeownership
  • Courses Taught Recently at Saint Mary's

    Quantitative Research Methods

    Social Responsibility and Ethics

    Topical Papers in Strategy and Finance / Economics

    Critical Thinking




  • Education

    B.S. Chemical Engineering-University of Michigan
    MBA - Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville
    DBA - Emphasis in Management. Argosy University

  • Experience

    Dr. Salim worked in regional sales for Lincoln Electric from 1997 - 2001, in customized training for Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) from 2003 - 2007, and in higher education teaching for Saint Mary’s University (adjunct since 2007), Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis Community and Technical College and Rasmussen College (full-time since 2008).

    Example Publications, Presentations, and Essays:

    Salim, A (2018) MinnPost - Creative Leadership

    Salim, A (2016, 2017) Huether Conference - Wealth Inequality

    Salim, A (2011). 10 Things Every Entrepreneur should know.

    Salim, A (2011). Competitive Analysis.

    Salim, A (2011). The Four Traits of Inspirational Leadership.

    Salim, A (2010). Is Real Estate a Good Investment.

    Salim, A (2010). Authentic Consulting.

    Salim, A (2010). Trammels of a Business Consultant