Dr. Nawar Golley | American University of Sharjah


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, Women's Travel Writing; Colonial and Post-Colonial Literatures & Discourses; Gender & Women's Studies; Women in STEM; Global Education.


PhD, Critical And Cultural Theory. Specialization: Feminist, Postcolonial, Postmodern, Marxist, Deconstruction, And Psychoanalytical Theories., Nottingham University, United Kingdom, 1994

Professional experience

Professor, English, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - Present
Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - 2013
Head Of Arabic & Translation Studies, Arabic & Translation Studies, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2009
Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 1999 - 2007
Researcher, School of Oriental & African Studies, London, United Kingdom, 1996 - 1998


Arab Council for Social Sciences, ACSS, International, 1 June 2018
National Women's Studies Association, NWSA, International, August 2009 - December 2019
Association for Middle East Women's Studies, AMEWS, International, January 2000 - 31 December 2019
Middle East Studies Association, MESA, International, January 2000 - December 2019
Modern Language Assciation, MLA, International, August 1999 - July 2019
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