Professor Dr. Fauziah Abu Hasan holds a doctorate in international and development economics from Florida State University. She obtained her masters and undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University in statistics and economics. Before joining the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, she was working in Universiti Putra Malaysia in Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Her research interests include international and development economics and entrepreneurship. She started working as a lecturer in 1985 and has served the university in various capacities such as being the head of department, deputy dean, head of corporate planning, director of quality assurance and dean of faculty.
Currently, she holds the position of Pro-Vice Chancellor responsible for strategic planning, risk management, knowledge transfer, industry networking and corporate communications at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. She has given talks on various subjects including international and development economics, knowledge transfer and strategic planning for the university.