• Curriculum Vitae

    EducationPh. D. English Literature Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA
    Doctoral Dissertation: Feminist Postmodern Disruption of the Patriarchal System of Binary Oppositions: Praxis in Four Phases.
    1997-2000  

    M.A. English Literature Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, US
    1996-1997  
    B.A. English Kuwait University
    1984-1989
    Employment History  Associate Professor of English Literature
    American University of Kuwait
    2023-Present  

    Assistant Professor of English Literature
    American University of Kuwait
    2022-2023  

    Vice President for Student Affairs American University of Kuwait
    2019-2022  

    Dean of Student Affairs
    American University of Kuwait
    2015-2019  

    Assistant Professor of English
    American University of Kuwait
    2014-2015  

    Assistant Professor of English Literature
    Kuwait University
    2000-2011  

    English Teacher
    Ministry of Education
    1989-1995
    Courses TaughtUndergraduate:
    Literary Theory & Criticism, Women & Literature, Comparative Literature, Modern & Postmodern Novel, Literature & Medicine, 19th Century British Literature, American Literature, Shakespeare, Public Speaking, Literature & Arts, Approaches to Critical Reading & Writing, Writing & Information Literacy

    Graduate:
    Theories of Comparative Literature, Literature & Gender
    Committee WorkAUK
    Chair
    : Strategic Planning Advisory Committee, Admin Policies and Procedures Committee  
    Member: University Scholarship & Financial Aid Committee, Transfer Articulation Committee, New Building Project Committee, Enrollment Management Committee, Curriculum Committee, Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, Academic Computing and Technology Committee, AALE Steering Committee, English Department Recruitment Committee  

    KU
    Chair: Timetable Committee, Cultural Committee  
    Member: Academic Affairs Committee, Graduate Studies Committee, Accreditation Committee  

    Other
    Chair: Editorial Board of Ibdaat Alamiya, a publication of National Council of Culture, Arts & Letters 2022-2023  
    Member: Editorial Board of Ibdaat Alamiya, a publication of National Council of Culture, Arts & Letters 2013-2020
    Publications  “Margaret Atwood’s Crakers and the Posthuman Future of Humanity,” in Bodies in Flux, Embodiments at the End of Anthropocentrism, edited by Hanan Muzaffar and Barbara Braid, 2019  

    “Introduction: Embodiments at the End of Anthropocentrism,” by Hanan Muzaffar and Barbara Braid, in Bodies in Flux, Embodiments at the End of Anthropocentrism, edited by Hanan Muzaffar and Barbara Braid, 2019.  

    “’Do you surprise? Do you shock? Do you have a choice?’: Assuming the Feminine Role: Subverting the Patriarchal System.” Women’s Studies: An Inter-disciplinary Journal· Jul 1, 2011  

    “Violence as Proof of Existence: Joyce Carol Oates and the Construction of Shelley the Schizoid. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis· Jun 1, 2005

    “August Wilson Reconstructs Black History: The Counternarratives of History in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, MaRainey’s Black Bottom, and The Piano Lesson.” Griot: Official Journal on Afro-American Studies· Mar 1, 2004
    Translations: English to Arabic  الصمت البري الجامح (The Wild Silence, by Raynor Winn) – إبداعات عالمية، المجلس الوطني للثقافة والفنون والآداب – يونيو 2023  

    ما بعد الإنسان (The Posthuman, by Rosi Braidotti) – عالم المعرفة، المجلس الوطني للثقافة والفنون والآداب – نوفمبر 2021  

    درب الملح (The Salt Path, by Raynor Winn) – إبداعات عالمية، المجلس الوطني للثقافة والفنون والآداب – أكتوبر 2021  

    جمعية غيرنزي للأدب وفطيرة قشر البطاطا (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows) إبداعات عالمية، المجلس الوطني للثقافة والفنون والآداب – أكتوبر 2017  

    عبر مرآة اللغة: لِمَ يبدو العالم مختلفا بلغات أخرى (Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages, by Guy Deutscher) – عالم المعرفة، المجلس الوطني للثقافة والفنون والآداب – أكتوبر 2015