License, Oran University, Algeria, 1977. Master of Science, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 1986.
Assistant professor Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya, 1986-1994, associate professor Libya, since 1994.
Fellow: American Psychological Association (associate), New York Academy of Sciences (associate), British Psychological Society (associate).
Married Soraya Med Lakhdar Attia, September 14, 1989. Children: Nabil, Amine, Amira, Asma.