College / Department

Teaching areas

TEFL, TESOL, ESP, Discourse Analysis, Forensic Linguistics and Intercultural Communication

Research areas

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


BA in English and Education, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1980
Diploma in TESOL, Defence Language Institute, USA, 1981
Diploma in TEFL, Suez Canal University, Egypt, 1984 Teaching English for Specific Purposes, Aston University, UK, 1985
PhD in Linguistics, Bangor University, UK, 1990

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah-2009-Present
Suez Canal University, Egypt 1980-1987
Ajman University of Science and Technology, UAE, 1997-2009


Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners- 2016-Present Member of the International Association of Forensic Linguistics (IAFL)- 2014-Present Microsoft Fellow- 2013-Present

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