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English and American literature educator

Ahmad Yacob Majdoubeh, English and American literature educator. Telluride scholar, 1981-1983, Fulbright scholar, 1988, National Endowment of the Humanities scholar, 1995. Member Modern Language Association.

Background

Majdoubeh, Ahmad Yacob was born on August 16, 1955 in Yalo, Jordan. Son of Yacob A. Majdoubeh and Wajiha A. Al-Khodour.

Education

Bachelor, University Jordan, Amman, 1977. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1984.

Career

News editor Radio Jordan, Amman, 1977-1978. Reporter, translation Jordan Times, 1978-1979. Media analyst American Embassy, 1978-1980.

From assistant to associate professor Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan, 1984-1994. Associate professor University Jordan, Amman, since 1994. Consultant to schools, university and media organizations.

Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbook) Literary Appreciation, 1995. Editor: (anthology) American Literature in Arabic, 1993. Translation, editor: (books) Four Tales from the American Renaissance, 1990, Poems from the Pen of Wallace Stevens, 1990.

      Newspaper columnist Jordan Times, since 1992. Producer, presenter: (television show) Challenges, since 1996. Contributor research articles to literature journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, jogging, biking, camping, exploring new places.

Connections

Married Wafa Awni, July 13, 1988. Children: Yacoub, Erass.

father:
Yacob A. Majdoubeh

mother:
Wajiha A. Al-Khodour

spouse:
Wafa Awni

child:
Erass Majdoubeh

child:
Yacoub Majdoubeh