Dr. Larissa von Alberti-Alhtaybat holds an MSc degree (distinction) in Accounting & Finance and Ph.D. in Accounting from University of Southampton, UK, which was undertaken with scholarships from University of Southampton and the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), UK. Following her postgraduate education, she undertook a ESRC-funded postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southampton.
Following the fellowship, she moved to the German-Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan, a collaborative start-up institution between the German and Jordanian governments. She was a founding faculty member in the School of Management & Logistics, the first head of accounting department and exchange officer from 2008 to 2012. In 2012, she moved to King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, where she was accounting faculty as well as a member of the AACSB and AMBA accreditation teams.
Since 2018, she is Associate Professor of Accounting at Prince Mohammed Bin Salman College of Business & Entrepreneurship, currently holds the position of Vice-Dean of Programs, and previously the position of Vice-Dean of Faculty.