American Univesity of Beirut

Alumni Sample Profiles

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Al Khatib, Hisham 
BA (AUB), MA (AUB);
Email: hfa20@mail.aub.edu

- Ph.D. candidate at Carleton University (Ottawa-Canada). Worked as a PT instructor at the Communication Skills Program in the Department of English, AUB​

Al Nasser, Asma  
MA (AUB), PhD (University of Pennsylvania);
Email:alnasea@vaniercollege.qc.ca 

 

- Assistant professor at the Department of English, Vanier College Quebec, Canada.

Bou Ayash, Nancy
MA (AUB), PhD (University of Washington Seattle)
Email: nbayash@uw.edu   
                                                                       

 - Assistant professor at the Department of English, University of Washington


Banat, Hadi  
MA (AUB), PhD (Purdue University);
Emailhbanat82@gmail.com  
 

​- Teaching Assistant at Purdue University

Batlouni, Boushra
MA (AUB);
Email:  boushrabatlouni@gmail.com 
        

- PT Instructor at the Communication Skills Program in the Department of English, AUB

Hadid, Dania Nasser
MA (AUB);
Twitter: @DaniaHadid 

-Ph.D. (ABD); Professional Development & Curriculum Coordinator-Education Programme- UNRWA/ LFO

Hashem Beck, Zeina
BA (AUB), MA (AUB);
EmailZeinabeck@gmail.com    

- A Lebanese poet, won the 2013 Backwaters Prize and her poems have been published in Ploughshares, Nimrod, Poetry Northwest, River Styx, 32 Poems, The Common, Rattle, Tampa Review, The Rialto, Copper Nickel, Mizna, Sukoon, Magma, and Mslexia, among others.

El Hajj, Tracey Maroun
MA (AUB);
Email: traceyelhajj@gmail.com

 

-Ph.D. candidate at the University of Victoria, Canada - Digital Humanities, focusing on Design Studies, 3D modeling, and programming for humanists. She works at the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab (UVic) as a technical developer.
El - Hajj, Sleiman
MA (AUB); PhD (Gloucestershire University) 
Email: selhajj@glos.ac.uk 

                                           

- Assistant professor of Creative Writing and Journalism (LAU). 

 

El Khatib, Randa 
MA (AUB); 
Emailelkhatib.randa@gmail.com    


-Ph.D. candidate at University of Victoria, British Columbia Electronic Textual Cultures Lab I Into Renaissance studies; spatial & digital humanities
Fakhreddine, Huda  
MA (AUB); Ph.D. (Indiana University  Bloomington )  
Email:hudaf@sas.upenn.edu  
 

- Assistant Professor of Arabic literature at the University of Pennsylvania;
https://www.sas.upenn.edu/mec/people/HudaJFakhreddine      

Feghali, Zalfa
BA, MA (AUB), Ph.D. (University of Nottingham)
Email: zf31@le.ac.uk

- Works at the Centre for American Studies and School of English at The University of Leicester. She also taught at the University of Birmingham, the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, and the American University of Beirut.     

Kesrouany, Maya Issam
MA (AUB), Ph.D. (Emory University)
Email: maya.kesserwany@gmail.com  
    

- Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic literature at NYU Abu Dhabi campus
https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/academics/faculty/maya-kesrouany.html

Kurani, Amin
BA (AUB), MA (AUB);
Email: ak133@aub.edu.lb   
   

- Instructor at the Communication Skills Program in the Department of English, AUB.
Laycy, Missan
MA (AUB);
Email: missans@gmail.com

 
- Lecturer at the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Sharjah.

Nasser, Deema        
MA (AUB ); 
Email:dimanasser4@gmail.com





- Ph.D. candidate at Brown University; Department of Comparative Literature. Languages: Arabic, English, French. Interests: modern and contemporary Arabic literature; comparative translation studies; visual culture studies in the Arab world; Francophone and Arabic graphic novels; East-West encounters and alternative narratives of modernity.


​Moughabghab, Emma George​
MA (AUB;
Email: em21@aub.edu.lb  

​- Instructor at the Communication Skills Program in the Department of English and Coordinator at the Writing Center, AUB.​
Shaaban, Dana Aicha Kassim 
MA (AUB);
Email: dshaaban@gmail.com 


- Ph.D. candidate in English Literature at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. She has also completed a certificate in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at TCU. Her research interests include children’s and young adult literature in the long 19th century, and especially the Victorian era.

Waked, Arifi
MA (AUB; Ph.D. (University of Maryland College Park);
Email: arifi.waked@gmail.com    
 

 - Ph.D. candidate in a Hearing and Speech Sciences Program at the University of Maryland; worked as a Lecturer and Academic Counselor at the University of Maryland.
​Youssef, Jennie Georges
MA (AUB);
Email: jennie.youssef@gmail.com


- Ph.D. candidate at the University of Washington; worked as PT Instructor at the Department of English, AUB.

Fakhreddine, Mohammad                                   MA (AUB);

Email:  mjf280@georgetown.edu​ 

 - ​Ph.D. candidate at Georgetown University


El Mekkawi, ​Lara                      
MA (AUB);
Email: lelmekka@uwaterloo.ca


  
​- Ph.D. candidate at the University of Waterloo in Ontario; focusing on cosmopolitanism and contemporary transnational literature.  
She has worked as an instructor at AUB, and as the English Editor at Turning Point Books part-time for two years. ​

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Zaraket,​Fatima  
MA (AUB);
Email: fatima.zaraket@gmail.com 


​- Instructor at AUB - Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies. Will start her Ph.D. studies at Princeton University in Islamic and Near Eastern Studies in August 2021. ​
https://aub-lb.academia.edu/fatimazaraket ​

Amro, ​​Xena
MA (AUB);
Email: XenaAmro2026@u.northwestern.edu

- Ph.D. candidate at Northwestern University in Comparative Literary Studies affiliated with the Middle East and North African Studies Program. Mellon Cluster Fellow in the Global Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies (GAMS). Research interests include travelogues, global modernism, translation studies, modern Arabic literature, and twentieth-century European novels. ​


Alayli, Zeina
MA (AUB);
Email: zeinaalayli@gmail.com

- Instructor of English Language in Dubai. A candidate for a Master’s degree in Education (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the University of Sharjah (AUS).


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