Dr. Sawani has been at Truman since 1985. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Tripoli and master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Missouri. His teaching interests include microeconomics theory, mathematical economics, environmental and resource economics, economics of the European Union, and introductory courses in both macro and micro economics. His current research focuses on economics of education, economics of the European Union, and economics of the LDC's. He is a member of the Western Economic Association International, and The Middle East Economic Association.