RIFC Director

E. Hachemi Aliouche, PhD

Director, Rosenberg International Franchise Center 

Rosenberg Chair in Franchising, and Associate Professor 

Phone:  603.862.1884 

Email:  Hachemi.Aliouche@unh.edu 

Office:  270F Paul College 


Twitter: @ehaliouche


Dr. Aliouche is the Director of the Rosenberg International Franchise Center at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics where he holds the Rosenberg Chair in Franchising and he is an Associate Professor.

His current research focuses on franchise finance, international franchising, and social franchising. Dr. Aliouche’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Retailing, Cornell Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, etc., as well as in influential business publications such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Franchising World. Dr. Aliouche is also actively engaged with industry.

Dr. Aliouche has extensive managerial, entrepreneurial, consulting, and investment experience. Prior to transitioning to academia, he held senior level management positions (controller, chief financial officer, etc.) with global companies (AT&T, Lucent Technologies, etc.). As an entrepreneur, Dr. Aliouche has launched businesses in health care, investment management, and business consulting.

Dr. Aliouche holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MA and a PhD in Economics from the University of New Hampshire, and a mini-MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.