Bachelor in French Language, Civilization, and Culture, magna cum laude, University Damascus, Syria, 1987. Master of Arts in General and Applied Linguistics, with highest distinction, René Descartes, Sorbonne Paris V, France, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy in Literary Traductology, with highest distinction, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, 1997.
Middle school, High School teacher Omar Bin Abdel-Aziz High School, Damascus, Syria, 1986—1987. Accredited translator, interpreter Tenth Mediterranean Games, 1987, Oger Liban Translator/Interpreter, Damascus, 1987. French for Business Instruction For Adults Language and Computer School, Paris, 1991.
Interpreter, sales representative Orient-Export, 1988—1998. Translator Al-Farabi Public House, 1999. Postdoctoral researcher Sorbonne Center Contemporary Near-Eastern Studies, University Paris, 1997—1999.
Arabic linguist instructor Military Linguists-Joint Language Center, Augusta, Georgia, 2002. Adjunct lecturer course building French, Arabic State University of New York, Brockport, 2002—2007, Nazareth College, Rochester, 2002—2007. Assistant professor, lead faculty and Bachelor advisor Arabic studies program National University, since 2007.
Member Interfaith Alliance Foundation. Founding member National Campaign Tolerance. Member of Modern Language Association, American Civil Liberties Union, American Translators Association, Interfaith American Foundation, Syndicate Francais des Traducteurs (French National associate Translators), Southern Poverty Law Center, United University Profession, United University Professions, Southern Poverty Law Center, Interfaith Foundation American, American Translators Association, American Federal Teachers, American Translators Association, French Translators Association, Cercle Francais Nazareth College.