Academic staff

Dr Nadeem Memon
Senior Lecturer
Dr Mahmood Nathie
Research Fellow
Dr Nezar Faris
Research Fellow
Mr Dylan Chown
Research Fellow

Professional staff

Jen Manning
Personal Assistant and Administrative Officer

Higher Degree Research (HDR) Candidates

  • Najma Reusch, PhD candidate
  • Muhammad Abdullah, PhD candidate
  • Carolyn Mccosh, PhD candidate
  • Yayan Rahayani, PhD candidate
  • Ahmad Alzaareer, PhD candidate
  • Greg Macdonald, PhD candidate
  • Siti Nur Hidayah, PhD
  • Saarah Ali, Master candidate
  • Fahim Hashimy, Master candidate
  • Emad El Hammadin, PhD

Completed PhD Candidates

  • Nadia Selim, PhD Completed 2021
  • Hafsa Khan, PhD Completed 2018

Adjunct Members

Dr Claire Alkouatli

Dr Claire Alkouatli's research and teaching focuses on creative constructions of learning communities in the interstitial spaces between schools and homes, minority and mainstream cultures. She examine the power of relationships and transformative pedagogies in enhancing cognitive, social-emotional, and spiritual development in children and adults, reciprocally and together. Pedagogical interests include dialogue, engaged inquiry, play, and pedagogies considered uniquely Islamic. Methodological interests include post-qualitative, bricolage, ethnographic, narrative, and Islamic-interpretive and aim towards expansive data recognition at the edges of the possible, analytic coherence, and interpretive significance.

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Dr Salah Kutieleh

Dr Salah Kutieleh gained his PhD in Education 1996, following the successful completion of a thesis entitled: Foreign language Learners’ perception of textual relationships in the process of reading. The flinders University of South Australia
Master of Education, 1985, The Flinders University of South Australia
Diploma of Education majoring in TESOL, 1980. The University of Damascus, Syria
BA in English Language and Literature, 1980. The University of Damascus, Syria

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Professor Mohammad Quayum

Professor Mohammad  Quayum

Prof Quayum was Head of the Department of English Language and Literature, International Islamic University Malaysia for 4 years, from July 2006 to June 2010; and member of the University's Senate for 2 years, from January 2011 to December 2012. He is currently the Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs in the Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences at the same University.Mohammad A. Quayum is Professor of English at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), and Adjunct Professor of English and Creative Writing at Flinders University, Australia.

He was a Visiting Professor of English and Asian Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton (Binghamton University) in 2003-04. His previous affiliations include University Putra Malaysia (1996-2003), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (1993-96), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (1992-93) and University of Chittagong, Bangladesh (1979-88). Quayum obtained his MA in English Literature (with First Class and Distinction) from Lakehead University, Canada, in 1984 and his PhD from Flinders University (South Australia), in 1991. He is the author, editor or translator of twenty-nine books in the areas of American literature, Asian Literature and Postcolonial literature. To view publications please click link to CV.

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Associate Professor Anke Iman Bouzenita, Ph.D., M.A.

Associate Professor at the Department of Islamic Sciences, College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman. My academic and professional experience includes working in my home country, Germany (Ruhr-UniversitÓ“t Bochum, 1998-2001) as well as in Algeria (University El-Hajj Lakhdar, Batna, 2002-2004), the International Islamic University Malaysia (2004-2012) and my current position in the Sultanate of Oman (2013-now).I am experienced in teaching on B.A. and M.A. level as well as supervising Master and Ph.D. theses, both in Arabic and English.

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Professor Mabrouk Chibani Mansouri

Professor Mabrouk Chibani Mansouri

Prof. Mansouri is HoD of Islamic Sciences, College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. His main field is Islamic Theology, Doctrines and Comparative Religion. He was a visiting professor (2008) and a Collaborative International Researcher (2009- 2015) at the University of Tsukuba, Tokyo; a visiting professor at the University of California Santa Barbara (2005), the Central European University, Budapest, (2004), the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2003); a Researcher at King Saud Foundation, Morocco (2001-2003). His teaching profile includes the University of Sousse, Tunisia (2000-2009), the University of Dammam, KSA (2009-2015), and Sultan Qaboos University (2015-now). He authored, edited and translated more than fifty books, chapters, and articles, and presented more than thirty papers in symposia, conferences, and seminars in Arabic and Islamic Studies, MENA Studies, Religious Studies Methodologies, and Comparative Religion.

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