Dr. Hania Nashef | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Editorial and Critical Writing , Feature Writing, Writing for Mass Communication, Writing and Reporting for Broadcast, Literary Journalism, Critical Analysis of the Mass Media, Intercultural Communication, Media Presentations, Journalism in the Arab World, Writing for Magazines, Introduction to Mass Communication, Academic Writing, Public Speaking, Writing for the Visual Media, Digital storytelling for journalists, Field Reporting, Twentieth Century British Literature, British Literature (1600-1800).

Research areas

Postcolonial literatures, media and film, memory and trauma.


PhD, English Literature, University of Kent, United Kingdom, 2008
MA, English Literature, Ohio State University, United States, 1983
BA, Double Major: english Literature french Literature graduated Cum Laude, Dean's Honors' List, Honors In The Liberal Arts, Ohio State University, United States, 1982

Professional experience

Professor, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2020 - Present
Associate Professor, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2014 - 2020
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2010 - 2014
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - 2010
Adjunct Professor Of English, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - 2009
Head Of Teletext Department, EDTV (Dubai Radio and Television), United Arab Emirates, 1985 - 2001


Cultural Literacy Everywhere, CLE, International, Cultural Literacy Everywhere (CLE) is an international, research-led association, to promote high quality, interdisciplinary research into the relationship between literacy, culture, educational policy and social change., 11 February 2022
American Comparative Literature Association, International, "*The American Comparative Literature Association, founded in 1960, is the principal learned society in the United States for scholars whose work involves several literatures and cultures as well as the premises of cross-cultural literary study itself.", 1 January 2015
International Association of Literary Journalism Studies, IALJS, International, "The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies is a multi-disciplinary learned society whose essential purpose is the encouragement and improvement of scholarly research and education in literary journalism (or literary reportage).", 1 January 2014
Modern Language Association, MLA, International, "The Modern Language Association promotes the study and teaching of languages and literatures through its programs, publications, annual convention, and advocacy work. The MLA exists to support the intellectual and professional lives of its members; it provides opportunities for members to share their scholarly work and teaching experiences with colleagues, discuss trends in the academy, and advocate humanities education and workplace equity.", 1 January 2012
The Samuel Beckett Society, International, "The Samuel Beckett Society is an international organization of scholars, students, directors, actors and others who share an interest in the work of Samuel Beckett.", 1 January 2018 - 1 April 2021
Postcolonial Studies Association, PSA, International, "A professional organisation that aims to bring together scholars working on postcolonial topics in any discipline or language.", 1 January 2010 - 20 August 2020
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