Dr. Suhail Sultan, professor at Birzeit University, receives award for contributions to the EuroMed Journal of Business

Dr. Suhail Sultan, an assistant professor of business administration at Birzeit University, has received the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence for his contributions to the EuroMed Journal of Business in 2019. 

Sultan, who directs Birzeit University’s master’s program in business administration, has received the Outstanding Reviewer award, which highlights the efforts of academics and researchers whose critical engagement with research positively impacts knowledge production and benefits both students and scholars in the field. 

As a peer reviewer, Sultan has examined manuscripts presented by authors to be published as part of the journal, guiding researchers with constructive advice on their research projects while ensuring that only quality papers with concrete findings and replicable methodologies are published. 

The EuroMed Journal of Business, published by Emerald Publishing, focuses on the opportunities and challenges for businesses in the European-Mediterranean region, highlighting the different business environments and trends in the area and providing an overview of the emerging business practices therein. 

Apart from his efforts in advancing scholarly publication, Sultan is a prolific author and researcher, with multiple papers published in influential journals and contributions to edited volumes in areas such as business administration, entrepreneurship, and policy development. In 2020, Sultan published papers in the Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, the British Food Journal, and the EuroMed Journal of Business.

This latest award solidifies the reputation of Birzeit University’s faculty as pioneers in their fields and disciplines. In recognition of their contributions to science and humanities, two of Birzeit University’s professors were ranked among the 100,000 most-cited researchers globally in 2019, and three other researchers were recognized as some of the most prolific in their fields. 

Birzeit University has been recently ranked as the foremost educational institution in Palestine in the 2020-2021 University Ranking by Academic Performance, which focuses on the academic prowess and quality of education provided by academic institutions worldwide. 

Taken together, these results serve as a testament to the caliber of Birzeit University’s faculty and staff and bolster the university’s leading role in advancing research and education locally, regionally, and internationally.