Assist. Prof. Dr. İlker Özçelik is currently working in the English Language and Literature Department at Süleyman Demirel University, Turkey. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he is the regional editor of the open-access Global Shakespeares Video and Performance Archive. At the University of Leicester’s School of English, he is a visiting fellow. His research splits into two distinct but nonetheless related strands: textual studies, especially digital text and digital humanities, and contemporary Shakespearean performance. His research has been funded by the European Commission, the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, The Turkish Council of Higher Education, the Association for Logic, Language and Information (FoLLI), the International Shakespeare Association, and other agencies. He is co-general editor of Suleyman Demirel University’s Journal of Social Sciences and has guest-edited a number of journal issues. He chaired the first and second Shakespeare festivals in Turkey, and the International Conference on English Language, Literature, and Linguistics (ICELLL) with Noam Chomsky as keynote speaker. He has appeared on the BBC Radio Leicester programme ‘Mid-morning show”. He has also been interviewed on TRT World, TRT Radio, and Anadolu Agency.
He is professor of international relations and conflict resolution at the Arab American University, Palestine. He is the Board’s Director of Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at the same university where this center is acting as think tank and policy-oriented platform for both graduate students and local and foreign experts as well. He acted as ex dean for Arts school at the Arab American university in 2015-2017 and head for board of directors of the policy and conflict resolution studies center 2019-2021. He wrote books and articles in international refereed journals dealing with IR and peace studies. He obtained wide range of awards including Fulbright fellowship, Erasmus plus, DAAD and Marie Currie awards. His major research interests are conflict and peace studies, civil society and political elites. He supervised more that fifty research master ad PhD thesis local and globally. His latest article is “The Vitality of Popular Resistance in Transforming the Conflict with the Occupation in Palestine”, published in Conflict Studies Quarterly, Romania 2021. He also presented a research paper in Ankara, Turkey conference on exploring the relationship between crisis management and public relation in public and private organizations in August 2022.
Curriculum and Educational Supervision Specialist at the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Bahrain, she holds a PhD in sustainable environmental sciences from Ain Shams University, and a master’s degree in geographical and environmental sciences from Beirut Arab University – and a higher diploma in geographical sciences and a higher diploma in teaching from the University of Bahrain
she is certified in sustainable development goals, the basics of quality and professional leadership in management, the integrated program in international occupational health and safety (OSH), ToT.
Certified Coaching Skills in the areas of career counseling, dealing skills and the art of smart communication, and Office 365, she is a writer for local newspapers “issues and opinions, she is a member of the Seif Club for Public Speaking, member of the educational studies and research team,, she is a professional researcher in sustainable educational, tourism and environmental studies. -an active participant in volunteering committees
Ahmed Mohamed Salih has obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology from University of Nottingham, UK, in collaboration with university of Duhok as a joint program in 2006. He has got an M.Sc. degree from the University of Nottingham (UK) in 2005 and another M.Sc. degree in immunology from the University of Salahaddin- Hawler in 1996.
During his carrier, he has been employed for many academic and scientific positions. Recently, he is working as vice president of university of Duhok or administrative and financial affairs since 2018. Formerly he was running Duhok medical research center (DMRC) at the college of medicine since 2015. As an assistant professor in the field of molecular microbiology and immunology, he is committed to his teaching duties and spending much of the time in researches through supervising the M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and involved in research teams. He has supervised 21 M.Sc. and Ph.D. projects. Also, he has published 25 research articles in the field of interest during his academic carrier.
He holds PhD in Translation and Media Studies from the University of Glasgow, UK. His Master’s degree is in Computer Assisted Translation Tools from Heriot Watt University, UK. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Translation, the University of Tripoli, Libya. He is also the head of the Department of English at University of Tripoli since August 2021. Dr Ethelb has a wide experience in translation of various types of documents. In 2012, he co-founded Tripoli Office for translation services. His translation experience exceeds 10 years with local and international organizations and institutions operating in Libya. In addition to his practical experience in translation, Dr Ethelb published more than 20 papers in translation, media, discourse, linguistics and ideology.
He is an associate professor, joint Al-Madinah International University (MEDIU) Kuala Lumpur -Malaysia in Sept.2012, as a lecturer of faculty of computer and Information Technology. He has obtained M.Sc. from North Staffordshire University in the UK and worked in a computer centre in Iraq for more than 15 years as a Software Manager. When he awarded a PhD, he starts working in private University in Iraq and have over 15 years’ experience as a senior lecturer, also as a Dean of Private University College, in addition to the Head of Computer Department for more than 5 Years.
In MEDIU, Al-Sammarraie had many responsibilities and academic positions such as a Dean of Library Deanship, Dean of ICT Faculty. Taught many Bachelor and Master subjects, and he still teaching each semester in the area of E-Services, furthermore, supervising many Master and PhD students. Issues many Scopus research papers and join many international conferences.
Assoc. Professor Adriana Iulia Waniek is Dean of Foreign Languages faculty at Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University in Bucharest. She graduated English-Japanese studies from the University of Bucharest, has a PhD in Theatre History, with a thesis on Noh theatre. Research Interests: Medieval Japanese literature, Comparative Literature, translation theory with a contrastive approach to Romanian-Japanese/Japanese-Romanian translation. Currently teaches History of Japanese literature, Concepts for understanding contemporary Japanese society, Translation Theory and Practice, Typological Characteristics of the Japanese language. Author of 5 books: Nō, the Classical Japanese Theatre (2006), Introduction to Japanese Literature – the Ancient Period (2008), Modern Japanese Literature – the Meiji and Taisho Eras (with Alexandra Gheorghe and Irina Holca, 2013), Introduction to Classical Japanese Literature (2017), Japanese Language. Translation Theory and Specialized Terminologies (2017), and translations of Japanese poetry, editor and translator of Japanese Comic Stories (2017).
He is an Assistant Professor of Education at Sharkia University, an Assistant Director of Human Resources Development – Diwan of Royal Court – and a retired Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Dispatch Platform for Researchers and Academics. He has been the Educational Adviser at the Arab Agency for Public Relations in the Arab Republic of Egypt, Vice Chairman of the Educational Forum Committee since 2013, and Chairman of the Scientific Committee for Forums Since 2015, as well as a member of the scientific committee in many international conferences, and a founding member of the Azki State Cultural Complex. He participated in a wide variety of research projects with UNESCO and supervised students’ Masters and PHD dissertations. He has a significant presence in many conferences and scientific symposia as well as many administrative roles in scientific committees in the Arab and European world
Dr. Dounia Bakel is an Algerian lecturer in Arabic language and literature. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in Arabic language and literature in 2014 from the University of Oran. She has been working at the University of Ibn Khaldoun -Tiaret- since 2011 till now and has participated in several national and international conferences. She has supervised many students in both Classical (Master-Doctorate) and L-M-D systems. She is a member of many research laboratories, scientific disciplinary councils, and professional associations. She has authored many articles in local and international journals. She was a Head of the Arabic language and literature Department. She is a PRFU research project manager.
Dr. Himanshu D. Tiwari has completed his M.B.A. & Ph. D and has 14 years of work experience. He has many research papers to his credit published in National & International journals. He has also presented papers in various International conferences including Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), UMM College of Business, Universities Utara, Malaysia, Emergenetics International, Thailand etc. He has been awarded Copyright (registration number L-62583/2015) by Government of India on the literary work titled “Overview of Cost Accounting”.
Jawad Al – Ma’arij is an Iraqi academic staff at the faculty of Arts / Department of Translation/ University of Basrah. His main line of interest is translation, contrastive linguistics, discourse analysis, and general linguistics. He obtained his BA and MA degrees from the University of Basrah, but his Ph.D. was awarded to him from the University of Shahid Chamran of Ahvaz in Iran. He published several articles in both national and international journals. He participated in conferences focusing on linguistics and translation issues in Iraq and Iran.
She is Associate professor in interior design at Faculty of Architecture and Design, She has been working at the University of Petra- since 2004 till now and has participated in several international workshops and conferences also in national and international Art exhibitions. She has authored many articles in local and international journals. She was a Head of interior Design Department from 2018-2019. She is a member of many, scientific disciplinary councils, and professional art and design associations, also she is a founder member of JIDA (Jordan interior design association) Her research interests are in futurology of interior design, sustainable material, clean energy, rooftop garden, happiness theory in interior design, she was external jury member in many M.Sc. degree and reviewer in many national journals
She works as a Professor assistant in the Spatial Management Unit at Faculty of Geosciences, University of Szczecin (Poland) where she has been a faculty member since 2004. She received an MSc. in geography from University of Gdańsk (Poland) in 2002, and an MSc. in GIS from Jagiellonian University (Poland) and University of Salzburg (Austria) in 2008. She received her Ph.D. in Geosciences in the discipline of geography from the University of Szczecin (Poland) in 2013. Her research interests are environmental criminology, geography of crime, GIS and crime mapping. She is a member of the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA).
Dr. Seham Alqabandi is a Professor of sociology and civil service. Alqabandi has authored more than 10 articles and books, as an academician Seham has contributed to more than 30 conferences and workshops. She has conducted various training courses to both the private and public Seham is also a regular contributor in local newspapers, radio and television stations discussing diverse social issues and their impacts on society. Throughout her career, Seham has been nominated and awarded various prizes for her work on improving the standards on human rights, family welfare, the elderly society, supporting the social ecosystem and more. Seham is ambitious in applying her expertise to keep on improving the social and civil ecosystem in Kuwait and the MENA region to ensure a positive impact for the future generations to come.
Holds a doctorate in educational and psychological counseling from JORDAN University in 2006 – Currently works as an Associate professor in psychological counseling at Jadara University – Provides psychological, vocational, and marital counseling. Certified trainer from London Career Excellence Centre, and the American Institute of professional studies. Worked as a full-time trainer since 1988 at the Institute of Training and Development Centre for Vocational Training Corporation, In order to raise the efficiency of engineers and technicians trained in the areas of communication skills and methods of problem-solving and behavior modification and training methods, supervision and construction programs, career counseling in addition to the original job as head of the Department of vocational counseling. Nazzal participated in trained educational counselors in the Ministry of Education, and the national electricity company, and the Jordan Petroleum Refinery, and charities. In addition, he worked as an education evaluator in the Queen Rania Al Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education in 2006 & 2007.
He is a college professor teaching critical thinking, academic writing and research in the department of English at the Faculty of Arts – the University of Basra (BU). He received his BA in English and literature and an MA in applied linguistics from BU. He received his PhD in the philosophy of education (critical thinking and pedagogy) from Humboldt University zu Berlin in July, 2014. He is currently pursuing interests in critical thinking and pedagogy, reflective teaching, teacher professional development, plurilingualism, multiculturalism and education, and curricula reform at the Iraqi tertiary education.
A graduate of Philosophy, Linguistics and English Literature from the University of Malta, Professor Dr Clare Vassallo pursued her interest in the interface of these three areas at the University of Bologna, Italy where she was awarded a scholarship to obtain her Ph.D in Semiotics under the tutorship of Prof. Umberto Eco in 1996. The emphasis of her research was in the field of Semiotics as literary and cultural theory and as theory of knowledge, She is Full Professor of Semiotics and Translation Studies in the Department of Translation Studies at the University of Malta.
Professor in Islamic Law. He completed his undergraduate study at the Islamic University of Madinah KSA and he achieved his master and doctoral degrees at Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan. Currently, he is actively teaching and guiding students’ theses and dissertations in Mataram State Islamic University-Indonesia. He also conducts some researches and becomes a research reviewer at the Directorate of Islamic Higher Education, Ministry of Religious Affair and he is involved in assessing several articles or papers published in Scopus and Sinta 2 indexed journals. He has ever attended workshops and training as well as organized and attended several conferences and seminars held in several countries. Some of his interests are Islamic Law, Usul Fiqh, Maqasid Sharia, Islamic studies, contemporary Islamic thought.
A holder of PhD In ancient History at the University of Dongola Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of history, an associate professor at University of Dongola faculty of education and the secretary of academic affairs at the faculty of Al Sayed Noor Al Dayiem Alejami of science and technology, participated in many scientific events including many seminars and conferences whether as presenter; or a participant within the field of scientific researches development, a lecturer and also an active participate in national or local and regional scientific conferences and seminars, received membership of the history of Sudan association, member of Nubian scientific studies association, and member of Arab archeologists Union.
A Member of historians’ international federation, an author of three books and ten scientific papers with correlation with different international arbitrated magazines.
Chef of Al Taseel magazine at the university of Dongola which is published by science and Knowledge center at the university of Dongola.
An arbitrator in various scientific fields, certified human resource development trainer at the pyramids institute and also a broadcaster and TV presenter for the land of civilization program which is sponsored by Alshamalia TV channel
Dima Abu Latifa (Ph.D.)
Assistant Professor at Al-Istiqlal University, Palestine. She has a long experience in the field of teaching. She holds a Ph.D degree from Zain Al-Abidin University, Malaysia in Islamic thought and ideologies, and a master’s degree in Islamic studies from Al-Quds University, Palestine. Dema has participated in many scientific and international conferences and published a number of research papers and articles in international and refereed journals. She is very interested in developing the field of politics and intellectualism.
She is an expert in early child education. She holds a Ph.D. in a thesis related to child’s literature and language. She is a teaching member at the Faculty of Education, Tanta University, Egypt. Her exact specialization at the university is child’s literature. She has been leading a considerable experience in the teaching field at the university since 2011.
Besides, she is an international trainer accredited by local and international institutions in each of Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia in cooperation with UNESCO); She holds a Training of Trainers (TOT) certificate. As well as she is a certified trainer in various fields, including: (Distance Learning from an international center in Jordan. She is also a certified trainer in Debono Curricula, Developing Dialogue Skills in Early Childhood, as well as a certified trainer in Media Dialogue Skills, etc).
She has presented many workshops and training courses inside and outside Egypt for governmental, private and civil society institutions, both physically and virtually to various prestigious audiences including: (university professors, media professionals, early childhood teachers, teachers in various fields of education) from different countries, including: (Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, India, Britain, Thailand and the Philippines).
Moreover, she has participated in multiple international and local conferences, research, and scientific working papers published in refereed journals, as well as many scientific articles in the field of technology and education in the Journal of the Language of the Age in Egypt.
She also has participated as a guest of honor in many radio and television programs.
In conclusion, it is worth noting that she received some honorary awards as one of the best-emerging lecturers from an institution in India in June 2021, as well as award of honor by the Union of Arab Academics and Scientists in the Kingdom of Morocco’s office on “International Women’s Day” corresponding to March 8 in appreciation of her scientific efforts and contributions in 2021.
A Faculty member of Al-Balqa Applied University, College of Financial and Administrative Sciences. She holds a doctorate in business administration, specialist in crisis management and environmental management. She has been vacated several positions: Assistant Dean of Scientific Research, Director in the Unit Planning, development and quality, in addition to the Director of the Development and Community Service unit at the university. Throughout her career participated in several scientific conferences, and published several articles. She is a certified trainer in managerial and life skills. Also, she is the author of a book entitled Crisis Management, Disasters and Risks, “An Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Recovery”.