Dr. Ahmad Shihan Al-Issa | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Global English, sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, bilingualism, curriculum & material development, classroom research, teaching methods, practicum in TESOL, and academic writing.

Research areas

Language and identity, global English, pragmatics, language planning and language policy, intercultural communication (verbal & nonverbal)

Education

PhD, Rhetoric And Linguistics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States, 1998

Professional experience

Associate Dean, College Of Arts & Sciences, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2014 - Present
Professor Of English And Linguistics, English, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 1998 - Present
Director, Faculty Development Center (fdc), American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2008
Coordinator, Faculty Development Center (fdc), American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2007

Memberships

ICA: International Communication Association, June 2004
IACC: International Association for Cross-cultural Communication, April 1999
AAAL: American Association of Applied Linguistics, March 2001 - March 2007
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