Bachelor, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 1982. Master of Arts, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University Reading, Linguistics, 1991.
Teaching assistant King Abdulaziz University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, 1982-1991, assistant professor Saudi Arabia, 1991-1999, associate professor linguistics Saudi Arabia, since 1999, vice dean community service of continuing educated Saudi Arabia, 1999—2004. Dean faculty finance and administrative science University Taibah, Saudi Arabia, since 2004. Member science and research councils.
Member strategic and accreditation committee Taibah University.
Married Amal Abbas; children: Talal, Husam, Ra'ed, Wejdan, Razan.