College / Department

Teaching areas

Literary & Critical Theory; Women's Studies; World & Postcolonial Literatures; women's writing; Academic Writing; Research Skills; Public Speaking

Research areas

Literary & Cultural Theory, Autobiography, Arab Women’s Writings, Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures & Discourses; Gender & Women’s Studies; Women in STEM; Global Education.


PhD, University of Nottingham, UK. 1994. Read for MPhil, University of Nottingham, UK. 1991. Read for MA, University of Nottingham, UK. 1989. Post-Grad Diploma, University of Strathclyde, 1997. BA, Al-Baath University, 1984.

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, UAE, 1999- University of London, UK, 1996-1998. Al-Baath University, Syria, 1984-1986.


Women's Autobiography in Islamic Societies Network.MLA (Modern Languages Association.)MESA (Middle East Studies Association).MESEA (The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas.

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