Saint Mary’s professor Antar Salim recently completed his master’s in Character Education at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom. On November 16, Dr. Salim presented his research findings to faculty, staff, and students at Saint Mary’s. His research examined the relationship between culture and character strengths by investigating the correlation between how West African and American graduate business students rank various character strengths.

Dr. Salim has been a professor at Saint Mary’s for over fifteen years, primarily teaching economics, finance, statistics, and ethics. He received his DBA from Argosy University. Dr. Salim also has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.