Dr. Salma Thani | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

History, Culture and Society of the United Arab Emirates; Modern History of the Gulf States; Globalization; Global Problems; Gender Studies

Research areas

Gulf Studies: political, economic and social changes in the Gulf States; Cultural diplomacy in the Gulf States; Sports diplomacy; History of the UAE; Tribalism; The intersection of sport, tourism and aviation in the Gulf States; Soft power, development, national identity and national branding.


PhD, Arts, Monash University, Australia, 2019
PGD, Research (arts), Monash University, Australia, 2011
Master, Public Policy, Monash University, Australia, 2010
Bachelor, E-business And Management, Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates, 2008

Professional experience

Visiting Assistant Professor, International Studies, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2022 - Present
Teaching Associate, School Of Philosophical, Historical And International Studies, Monash University, Victoria, Australia, 2012 - 2021
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