Dr. Mohamed (Mo) Abdel-Ghany is a certified dance instructor by Dance Vision International Dance Association. He holds the following Dance Certification with Honors: DVIDA Associate American Style Smooth DVIDA Associate American Style Rhythm DVIDA Associate International Style Latin DVIDA Master American Style Smooth DVIDA Master American Style Rhythm He has taught Social Dance classes at the University of Alabama. He teaches ballroom dancing on Holland-America Cruise Line and serves as Dance Ambassador on Crystal Cruise Line among others. Dr. Mo is a professor emeritus of consumer sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. He holds a doctorate degree in family economics from the University of Missouri, a master degree in economics from Iowa State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Cairo University, Egypt. He has written more than 120 refereed articles published in several journals and conference proceedings. He taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro before joining the University of Alabama. He served as a visiting professor at the University of Georgia; Chiba University, Japan; Putra University, Malaysia; Jinan University and Guangdong Commercial College, Guangzhou, China; and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada among others. Dr. Mo is a third-degree black belt in Isshin-Ryu karate (Okinawan style), and a rated chess player.