Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Language and Linguistics; TESOL; Communications

Research areas

Theoretical & Applied Linguistics;Teaching & Learning Through the Arts; Linguistics for Language Teachers; Teaching English to Arabic-Speaking Students; Arabic Dialectology and Arabic Pragmatics

Education

PhD, Theoretical Linguistics, Cornell University, United States
MA, Linguistics, Cornell University, United States
Diploma, Diploma in Chinese, National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilization., France
MA, Linguistics, Sorbonne University, France
BA, Linguistics, Sorbonne University, France

Professional experience

Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2008 - Present)
Director of MLI at Maher Language Institute, France(2007 - 2008)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2000 - 2008)
Language Instructor at Institute Of Banking, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia(1996 - 2000)
Assistant Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia(1995 - 2000)
Lecturer at Cornell University, United States(1993 - 1994)
Adjunct Lecturer at SUNY at Binghamton, United States(1992 - 1993)
Teaching Assistant at Cornell University, United States(1988 - 1993)

Memberships

Interntional Center for Innovation in Education , 2013 - present
InSEA, International Society for Education Through Art, 2012 - present
European Teacher Education Network, 2011 - present
TESOL France, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2006 - present
TESOL International, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2004 - present
ALS, Arabic Linguistic Society, 1988 - present
TESOL Arabia, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2000 - 2017
TSAS, Tunisian Society for Anglo-Saxon Studies, 1995 - 2000
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