College / Department

Teaching areas

SLA, Phonology & Phonetics, Academic Writing

Research areas

Second Language Acquisition, L2 phonology and phonetics


PhD, Linguistics, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
MA, Teaching English as a Second Language, Northern Arizona University, United States
BA, American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University, Turkey

Professional experience

Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah(2019 - Present)
Senior Instructor at American University of Sharjah(2018 - 2019)
Instructor at American University of Sharjah(2014 - 2018)


American Association for Applied Linguistics, USA, 2015 - present
Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée, 2015 - present
TESOL International, USA, 2008 - present
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