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educator , library director

Husain Ahmed Al-Ansari, Kuwaiti library director, educator. Scholar University Kutait, 1975-1979, 81-83, 89-92, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1982-1983, Florida State University, 1989-1992; recipient service award Academy Staff Association Kuwait University, 1996.


Al-Ansari, Husain Ahmed was born on July 15, 1957 in Kuwait, Kuwait. Son of Ahmed Husain Al-Ansari and Amin Mohammed Al-Issa.


Bachelor in Library. Science, Cairo University, 1979. Master of Arts in Library. Information Science, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science, Florida State University, 1992.


Library faculty arts and education, Kuwait U., 1979-1981; library faculty of science, Kuwait U., 1987-1989; library automation project manager, Kuwait U., 1993-1994; library director, Kuwait U., since 1994; assistant professor College Graduate Studies, Kuwait U., 1993-1994; graduate assistant, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1990-1991. Lecturer Public Authority for Applied Edition and Training, Kuwait, 1993-1995. Consultant Social Development Office, Kuwait, since 1993.

Founder 1st Arabic database in field of traumatic stress disorder Social Development Office, Kuwait, 1995. Founder 1st multi-language integrated library system for small special libraries in Kuwaut, 1994.


Member council advisors School Library and Information Studies Florida State University, since 1996. Member American Library Association (Scole award, Distinguished Doctor of Philosophy Student award 1989), Service Level Agreement (president Arabian Gulf chapter since 1996), American Society Information Science, Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (coordinator).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, soccer, swimming.


Married Haya Adbulwahab Al-Othman. Children: Mae, Moody, Abdulla.

Ahmed Husain Al-Ansari

Amin Mohammed Al-Issa

Haya Adbulwahab Al-Othman

Mae Al-Ansari

Moody Al-Ansari

Abdulla Al-Ansari