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Name : Nuhad Joseph Daghir (Adjunct Professor)


Academic Rank: Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Education Poultry Nutrition

Graduate Of: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa




Primary and Secondary

International College, Beirut, Lebanon


American University of Beirut

B.Sc. Agriculture, and Ingenieur Agricole Diploma


Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

M.S.:   Major- Poultry Nutrition

Minor- Veterinary Physiology

Ph.D.: Major- Poultry Nutrition

First Minor-       Biochemistry

Second Minor-  Veterinary Physiology



  • American Society of Nutrition- Emeritus member
  • American Poultry Science Association
  • World Poultry Science Association-President of Lebanon Branch
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sigma XI
  • Gamma Sigma Delta




  • 1957-1958: American University of Beirut - Assistant Instructor, Extension and Rural Development as First Extension Agent at AREC.
  • 1958-1962Iowa State University - Research Assistant.
  • 1962-1967American University of Beirut - Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Nutrition.
  • 1967-1975American University of Beirut - Associate Professor of Poultry Science and Nutrition.
  • 1975-1986American University of Beirut - Professor of Poultry Science and Nutrition.
  • 1992-1996: United Arab Emirates University - Professor of Animal Science
  • 1996-2007: American University of Beirut - Professor of Animal Science
  • 2007-present: American University of Beirut - Dean Emeritus


  • 1973-1978: American University of Beirut - Chairman, Department of Animal Science.
  • 1973-1979: American University of Beirut - Chairman, Interfaculty Graduate - Nutrition Program. 
  • 1976-1978: American University of Beirut - Acting Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.
  • 1978-1979: American University of Beirut - Associate Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.
  • 1984-1986: American University of Beirut - AUB Team Leader Adjuncted to the Ministry of Agriculture and Water in Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA.
  • 1986-1992: Shaver Poultry Breeding Farms Ltd. - Director of Technical Services, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.
  • 1992-1996: Dean, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences/United Arab Emirates University - Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • 1996-2006: Dean, Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences/American University of Beirut - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sept. 2006-Feb. 2007: Acting Provost/American University of Beirut- Beirut, Lebanon
  • 2010- 2011: Vice Chair, International Review Board/American University of Beirut - Beirut, Lebanon


Curriculum Vitae