Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Academic Writing, Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum, Advanced Academic Writing, Public Speaking

Research areas

Traditional, contemporary and alternative tutor training models, writing center assessment, on-line tutoring and teaching practices, code-switching in the Writing Center

Education

PhD, Education, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
MA, Education, McGill Univeristy, Canada

Professional experience

Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2011 - Present)
Senior Instructor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2010 - 2011)
Instructor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2004 - 2010)
Writing Center Instructor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2003 - 2004)
Teacher at Jean de la Mennais, Canada(1996 - 2000)

Memberships

Member of the International Writing Center Association (IWCA), 2006 - present
Member of the European Writing Center's Association (EWCA), 2005 - present
Conference Committee C-Chair, Middle-Eastern North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA), 2010 - 2011
Treasurer of Middle-Eastern North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA), 2010 - 2011
Public Relations Officer of Middle-Eastern North Africa Writing Centers Alliance (MENAWCA), 2009 - 2010
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