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 Associate International Style Standard
DVIDA Master American Style Smooth
DVIDA Master American Style Rhythm
DVIDA Master International Style Latin
DVIDA Grand Master International Style Latin
He has taught Social Dance classes at the University of Alabama. He teaches ballroom dancing on selected Cruise Lines 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.