University & Department Service

2018 - 2019

  • Member of the Faculty Personnel Committee: Reviewed 3 contract renewals and 1 promotion file
  • Member of CAS Sustainability Committee
  • Coordinator of the DoE Seminar Series
  • Co-Chair of the DoE Marketing & Outreach Committee
  • Member of the DoE Chair’s Committee
  • Member of the DoE Public Speaking Committee

 

2015 - 2016

  • Senator: Active senate member, Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Member: Department of English Outreach Committee Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Member: Department of English Linguistics Program Review Committee Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Member: Department of English Master’s in TESOL Steering Committee Fall 2015 – Spring 2016
  • Member: American University of Sharjah Residential Life Committee Fall 2015-Spring 2016
  • Member: English Department Courses Committees (ENG 208, ENG 207) Fall 2015-Spring 2016.

2014-2015

  •     Chair: AUS Senate Academic Affairs Committee, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

              o   Reviewed proposals related to new minors from various schools

               o  Discussed various issues and submitted recommendations to the AUS Senate Executive Committee related to (i) media literacy at AUS, (ii) foreign languages at AUS, and (iii) minor in hotel & hospitality management.

  • Senator: Active senate member, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Coordinator: Graduate students Research Assistants (RA) Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Member: English Department Reaccreditation Committee, Fall 2014
  • Member: English Department Courses Committees (ENG 204, ENG 208, ENG 207, ENG 225) Fall 2014/Spring 2015.

2012-2013

  • Faculty Grievance Committee (Chair, Fall 2013)
  • Senate Academic Affairs Committee (member, 2013-2014)
  • Department of English Hiring Committee (member, Fall 2013)
  • Department of English ENG 204 Committee (member 2013-2014)
  • Department of English ENG 208 Committee (member 2013-2014)
  • Department of English MA TESOL Applications Review Committee (member 2013-2014)

2011-2012

  • AUS Faculty Senate Representative: (member: Fall 2011, Spring 2012)
  • AUS Residential Life Committee/Block Representative: Spring 2012)
  • AUS Faculty Welfare Committee (Chair: Spring 2012)
  • AUS Health Provider Selection Committee (member: Spring 2012)
  • DOE Eng 204 Committee (member, Spring 2012)
  • DOEEng 208 Committee (member, Spring 2012)
  • DOE MA TESOL Committee (member, Spring 2012)
  • DOE MA TESOL Applications Review Committee (member, Spring 2012)
  • DOE Annual Reception Committee (Chair, Spring 2012)

2010-2011

  • AUS Residential Life Committee/Block Representative: Spring 11---
  • AUS Sabbatical Applications Review Committee: Fall 10 (member)
  • DOE Eng 204 Committee (member, Fall 2010-Spring 2011)
  • DOE Eng 208 Committee (member, Fall 2010)
  • DOE MA TESOL Committee (member, Fall 2010-Spring 2011)
  • DOE MA TESOL Applications Review Committee (member, Fall 2010-Spring 2011)
  • DOE Bookmark Committee (member, Fall 2010-Spring 2011)
  • DOE Public Relations Representative (member, Fall 2010-Spring 2011)
  • DOE Annual Reception Committee (Chair, Fall 2010)

2009-2010

  • AUS Residential Life Committee: Fall 2009 (member)
  • DOE Program Reaccreditation Committee: Fall 2009 (member)
  • DOE Faculty Personnel Committee Fall 2009 (member)
  • DOE Head of DepartmentRecruiting Committee: Fall 2009 (member)
  • DOE Strategic Planning Committee:Fall 2009 (member)

2008-2009

  • AUS Residential Life Committee: Fall 2008, Spring 2009 (member)
  • DOE Assessment and Curriculum Committee: Fall 2008, Spring 2009 (member)
  • DOE Faculty Recruiting Committee: Fall 2008-Spring 2009(member)
  • DOE Faculty Evaluation Assessment Criteria Committee:Fall 2008, Spring 2009 (chair)
  • DOE Program Reaccreditation Committee:Fall 2008, Spring 2009- (member)

2007-2008

  • AUS Senator: Humanities and Social Sciences Representative, Spring 2008
  • AUS Faculty Welfare Committee: Fall 07-Spring 08 (member). (Reports on (i) Faculty Fringe Benefits, (ii) University Education Benefits)
  • CAS Senate CAUCAS Committee: Spring 08 (member)
  • DOE Faculty Recruiting Committee: Fall 2007-Spring 2008 (member)
  • DOE Blackboard Committee: Spring 2008 (member)
  • DOE Program Reaccreditation Committee: Spring 2008- (member)

2001-2006

  1. AUS Faculty Rep. Ad-hoc Committee for Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research candidate selection. Fall 06.
  2. AUS Senator, Department of English, Mass communications & Translation Representative, Fall 2002-Spring 04.
  3. Chair of the Senate Research Committee: Fall 2002-Spring 04.
  4. Chair, General Education Committee for AUS Self Study: Fall 2002-Spring 04.
  5. Director, AUS MA TESOL Program, 2002-2003.
  6. Senate ad-hoc committee on faculty frofile, member, Spring 03.
  7. Department Teaching Evaluation Committee, member, Fall 2002.
  8. Department Curriculum Committee, member, Fall 2002-Spring 03.
  9. Writing Center Interview Committee, Fall 2002.
  10. Accreditation MA TESOL & MA Translation committees, member, 2000-2003.
  11. Coordinator of the English Faculty Seminars Series: Fall 2000-2003.
  12. MA TESOL committee co-chair, Spring 2002.
  13. Coordinator of the AUS Writing Center, Spring 2001
  14. CAS Teaching Enhancement Committee, secretary, Fall 2000-Spring 2002
  15. Translation Hiring Committee, member, 2000-2001
  16. MA TESOL Committee, member, Fall 2000-Fall 2001
  17. DoE COM 101 committee, member. Fall 2000-Fall 2001
  18. DoE COM 102 committee, member. Spring 2002-Fall 2003
  19. DoE COM 204 committee, member. Fall 2002-Spring 2004
  20. Submitted a number of Activities, Program & Professional Development Proposals, Spring 2001-present
    • AUS Writing Center Enhancement Proposal
    • AUS Students’ Progress Assessment & Effective Learning Proposal
    • Foreign/second Language Writing International Conference Proposal
    • Communication Program Assessment Proposal
    • AUS Public Speaking Contest Proposal