Dr. Tharwat Mohamed Elsayed El-Sakran | American University of Sharjah


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, 2012
PhD, Academic Discourse Analysis, University of Bangor, United Kingdom, 1990
MS, Teaching English For Specific Purposes (tesp), Aston University, United Kingdom, 1985
GD, Special Diploma In Education (tefl Diploma), Suez Canal University, Egypt, 1984
GD, Teaching English As A Foreign Language, Defence Language Institute, United States, 1981
BA, Tefl, Zagazig University, Egypt, 1980

Professional experience

Professor Of Linguistics, Department Of English, Cas, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - Present
Professor Of Linguistics, College Of English Language & Translation, Ajman University of Science & Technology, Ajman, United Arab Emirates, 1998 - 2009
Assistant Professor, English Department, College Of Education, Suez Canal University, Suez, Egypt, 1990 - 1997


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