Dr. Shawn Moustafa

Vice Provost

Dr. Shawn Moustafa joined UoPeople in 2010 and is the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Dr. Moustafa has nearly two decades of experience working in higher education. As an educator, he has extensive experience working with on ground and online institutions and has led various departments from academic affairs to curriculum development. He has developed business and education curricula for multiple universities and serves as adjunct faculty at several research universities. His research interests include building leadership capital, distance education, and learning technology. Before embarking on an academic career, he was a retail entrepreneur and engaged in professional careers in business development, consulting, and marketing.


Dr. Moustafa holds a BA in Sociology & Law from the University of California, an MBA in Management from the New York Institute of Technology, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California, specializing in Higher Education Administration.