Dr. Zena Shakra | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Writing and research

Research areas

Research interests include areas related to teaching writing to second language learners, applied linguistics, learner autonomy, and metalearning.


EdD, Tesol And Applied Linguistics, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, 2002
MA, Tesol, Trenton State College, United States, 1997

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, Department Of English, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2016 - 2020
Assistant Professor, Department Of English, Haigazian University, Lebanon, 2011 - 2016
Assistant Professor, Department Of English, The Lebanese American University, Lebanon, 2010 - 2011
Director Of Writing Program, Department Of English, Gulf University for Science and Technology, 2007 - 2010
Head Of Department, Department Of English, The Arab Open University, 2002 - 2007
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