Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, American University Beirut, 1966. Master of Science in Mathematics, American University Beirut, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education, University Wisconsin, 1973.
Assistant teacher, training specialist, The United Nations Relief and Works Agency/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Institute Education, Beirut, 1968-1971; assistant professor, American U. Beirut, 1973-1979; associate professor, American U. Beirut, 1979-1985; professor, American U. Beirut, since 1986. Department chairman, center director, division director, American U. Beirut, 1979-1982, 83-86, 86--. Consultant United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, World Bank, goverments Middle East.
Member International Group for Psychological of Math Education, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Married Muna Mitri Shami Jurdak, September 13, 1970. Children: Hania, Raja.