College / Department
Language and identity, global English, interlanguagepragmatics, sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, curriculum & material development, classroom research, ESL/EFL teaching methods, practicum in TESOL, and academic writing.
Language and identity, language policy, global English, intercultural communication styles (verbal & nonverbal), culture and thought, interlanguage and intercultural pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition.
B.A. English Language and Literature, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1986
M.A. Applied Linguistics/TESOL, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA, 1994
PhD. Rhetoric and Linguistics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA. 1998
University of Cologne, Germany, summer 2011
Qatar University, Qatar fall 2013 & spring 2014
Imam Muhammad bin Saud University, Saudi Arabia, spring 2011
Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany, spring 2006
American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, 1998 - Present
International Communication Association (ICA), International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS), and the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL).
+971 6 515 2723