Dr. David Lee Knott | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Academic Writing English Communication

Research areas

Cross-cultural experiences of expatriate teachers; cross-cultural methodologies for English language teaching; cultural issues in TESOL; new faculty orientation; teacher cognitions


EdD, Tesol, University of Exeter, United Kingdom, 2020
MA, English Philology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, 2013
BA, Studio Art, University of Virginia, United States, 1998

Professional experience

Senior Instructor, Achievement Academy Bridge Program, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2023 - Present
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department Of English, American University of Sharjah, 2022 - 2023
Lecturer, General Studies, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates, 2015 - 2022
Lecturer, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2013 - 2015
Senior Lecturer, Department Of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, 2006 - 2013
Business Tutor, Poznan College of Foreign Languages, Poland, 2003 - 2010


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - Gulf, TESOL Gulf, Regional, 2020
International Association of Applied Linguistics, AILA, International, 2016
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - Arabia, TESOL Arabia, Regional, 2016
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