College / Department

Teaching areas

English(Language and Literature);TESOL; Sociology

Research areas

Language and literature teaching approaches/theories; Learning and Instruction; TESOL;curriculum development; intercultural-cross cultural communication; culturally relevant pedagogy; Educational Technology; Arab Islamic culture and its connections to the English language and literature.


Teacher Effectiveness Training Certification, and Self Esteem Training Certification, USA.
Computer Management Instruction (CMI)Certification, USA
New York State Permanent Teaching Certification, USA.
MA in Education, State University of New York,USA. BA in English Literature(with a Minor in Sociology).
PhD in English,(with a Minor in TESOL) State University of New York, USA.
Teacher Effectiveness Training Certification, USA

Professional experience

State University of New York Research Foundation,Education Specialist, USA.
American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates,-present


National Council of Teachers of English USA; TESOL International;American Educational Research Association; The Linguist; American Comparative Literature Association; Academy of American Poets; Middle East Association of North America; Asia TEFL; International Journal of Multicultural Education; TESOL Arabia

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