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Dean , literature and language professor

Taher Badinjki, English Literature and Language professor, Dean. British Council, 1998, 1999; Fulbright fellow, 1992. Member organizing and academic committees on Abul-Ala al Maári Symposium Supreme Council Arts, Damascus, Syria, 1998; Fellow: Royal Society Arts (life); member: Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages Arabia (associate).

Background

Badinjki, Taher was born on October 2, 1951 in Aleppo, Syria. Son of Abdul-Ghani Badinjki and Khadija Shawwa.

Education

Bachelor in English Language and Literature, University Aleppo, 1974; Postgrad. diploma in English studies, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1979; Master of Letters in English Literature, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1981; Doctor of Philosophy in English Literature, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1985.

Career

Faculty member Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria, 1986—1988. Assistant professor English Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University Aleppo, 1988—1992, associate professor English, 1992—1997, dean Faculty of Arts and Humanities, 1997—2000, professor English literature, 1997—2000. Professor English literature College Arts, Ittihad University, Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, since 2000, director Bachelor program in English language and translation, since 2000, acting dean College Education, since 2004, dean College Arts, since 2004.

Chairman student disciplinary committee Ittihad University, 2000—2006, chairman staff grievance committee, since 2000, member planning, evaluation and quality committees, since 2003, chairman cultural relations, 2004—2006, member university council, since 2004, chairman public relations and media, since 2005. Member diploma candidates selection committee University Aleppo, 1987—1997, member student disciplinary committee, 1995—2000, chairman grants and academic scholarships, member university council, 1997—2000. Lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Dictionary of Fables and Legends. Contributor articles to professional journals. Translator (Arabic to English): The Sea Lover (Sheikh Haza bin Zayed Al Nahayan Sons' award, 2004).Translator: (English to Arabic) The Planet Earth, Stars and Planets, The Living World.

Membership

Member organizing and academic committees on Abul-Ala al Maári Symposium Supreme Council Arts, Damascus, Syria, 1998, Fellow: Royal Society Arts (life), member: Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages Arabia (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, writing, sufing the Internet, translation.

Connections

Married Nahed Ghazzoul. Children: Muhammed Abdul-Ghani, Sally.

father:
Abdul-Ghani Badinjki

mother:
Khadija Shawwa

spouse:
Nahed Ghazzoul

child:
Muhammed Abdul-Ghani Badinjki

child:
Sally Badinjki