Dr. Julian Fares


Dr. Julian Fares is an Assistant Professor of Management at the Lebanese American University. He holds a Ph.D. in Project Management and a Masters in Project Risk Management with distinction from the University of Sydney. He was a lecturer at the School of Project Management at the University of Sydney from 2016 to 2019. His main areas of research are entrepreneurship and small business management, strategic management, project management, social networks and innovation. His research has been published in reputable refereed outlets such as International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Social Network Analysis and Mining, European Academy of Management (EURAM) and other journals. Dr. Fares also worked with the local government in Sydney, Australia to improve the quality of rural services and is also a strategy consultant for several Lebanese and international firms.

Teaching Interest

  • Strategic Planning

  • Project Management

  • Innovation

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Business Plan Development

Research Interest

  • Stakeholder Theory and Management

  • Social Network analytics

  • Entrepreneurship Resilience

  • Project Performance

  • Project Community Opposition

  • Strategic Management

Journal Articles

Fares, J., Sadaka, S. (2022).  Exploring Entrepreneurship Resilience Capabilities during Armageddon: A Qualitative Study. Accepted in International Journal of Entrepreneurship Behavior and Research.

Fares, J., Chung, K. S. K., & Abbasi, A. (2021). Stakeholder theory and management: Understanding longitudinal collaboration networks. Plos one, 16(10).

Fares, J., & Chung, K. S. K. (2021). Effects of support network structure and position on care experience. Social Network Analysis and Mining, 11(1), 1-18.

Fares, J., Chung, K. S. K., Passey, M., Longman, J., & Valentijn, P. P. (2019). Exploring the psychometric properties of the Rainbow Model of Integrated Care measurement tool for care providers in Australia. BMJ open, 9(12).

Fares, J., Chung, K., Passey, M., Longman, J., Valentijn, P. (2017). Analysing Stakeholder Advice Networks. Journal of Project Management Research and Practice, pp. 1-14.


Fares, J., Chung, K. (2021). Understanding Stakeholder Influence Using Social Networks: Revisiting Influence Typology (European Academy of Management Conference: EURAM)

Fares, J., Chung, K., Passey, M., Longman, J., Valentijn, P. (2017). Analysing Stakeholder Advice Networks: An Australian Integrated Health Care Project. Project Management Institute Australia Conference (PMIAC 2017), Sydney: UTS ePRESS.

Fares, J., & Chung, K. S. K. (2016, August). Personal Networks and Perception of Care. In 2016 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) (pp. 1181-1188). IEEE