Dreeben School of Education

Faculty and Administration


Dr. Kasraie

Dr. Noah Kasraie


Dr. Kasraie was born in Philadelphia, PA, and have lived most of his life in different countires around the world. He can speak multiple languages and enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures. Dr. Kasraie worked as a manager in business and healthcare for several years before starting to teach at the university level. He plays soccer and is a certified soccer coach in the USA. He also enjoys playing volleyball, martial arts and track and field. Dr. Kasraie joined the doctoral program in 2008 and is honored to be a part of the UIW community.

Areas of Research:

  • Leadership and Technology
  • Blended Learning
  • Open Courseware

Areas of Teaching:

  • Leadership
  • Organizational Thoery and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Research
  • Writing for Publication

Committee/University Service:

  • UIW Futuring Committee
  • Ph.D. Advisory Committee in the Dreeben School of Education
  • UIW Peace Committee
  • DSE Website/Technology Committee
  • UIW Earth Month Committee
  • Blended Learning Task Force Committee
  • Faculty Senate Nominating Committee


  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership with emphasis in Higher Education, Arkansas State University
  • Specialist Graduate Degree in College Teaching
  • M. S. in Information Systems and eCommerce
  • Masters of Business ADministration (MBA)
  • B. S. in Management Information Systems

Recent Publications/Presentations:

  • Kasraie, N. (2012). OpenCourseWare: impact and usage of faculty in the developing countries of the Middle East. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 2(12).  

  • Kasraie, N., & Boyd, G. (2011). The future of online educational leadership: ethical and cultural challenges in the 21st century. Proceedings of the Ethical Leadership for a Global Perspective Conference, Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Kasraie, N., & Kasraie, E. (2010). Economies of eLearning in the 21st centory. Contemporary Issues in Education, 3(10), 57-62.
  • Kasraie, N. (2010). Usage of Open Course Ware by Faculty in the Developing World. Proceedings of the International Conference of Web Based Education in Sharm Al-Sheikh, Egypt.

Professional Experience:

  • International Journal of Innovative Learning and Leadership, Editor
  • Advisory Board of Open Information Society
  • Journal of International Education and Leadership, Review Board
  • International Conference of Cultural and Social Aspects of Research, Co-Chair
  • Distance Education Research Center, Director
  • American Evaluation Association Distance Education TIG, Program Chair
  • Alan Dreeben Research Center, Co-Chair


  • Office: Gorman Building, room 228
  • Email: Kasraie@uiwtx.edu
  • Phone: (210) 829-3133

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