College / Department

Teaching areas

TEFL, TESOL, ESP, Discourse Analysis, Forensic Linguistics, Academic Writing, Professional Communication, Intercultural Communication

Research areas

TESL, TESOL, ESP, Translation, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Forensic Linguistics, Intercultural Communication and fraud.


Other, AUS Teaching Certificate Program, AUS, United Arab Emirates
PhD, Academic Discourse Analysis, University of Bangor, United Kingdom
MS, Teaching English for Specific Purposes (TESP), Aston University, United Kingdom
GD, Special Diploma in Education (TEFL Diploma), Suez Canal University, Egypt
GD, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Defence Language Institute, United States
BA, TEFL, Zagazig University, Egypt

Professional experience

Professor of Linguistics at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2009 - Present)
Professor of Linguistics at Ajman University of Science & Technology, United Arab Emirates(1998 - 2009)
Assistant Professor at Suez Canal University, Egypt(1990 - 1997)


Teaching and Education Research Association (TERA), 2019 - present
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2016 - present
FORENSIC LINGUISTICS LISTSERV for UK Education and Research communities, 2015 - present
International Association of Forensic Linguistics (IAFL), 2015 - present
Microsoft Partners in Learning Network, 2013 - present
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