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Department Chair: Dr. Maria K. Bachman
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Ph.D. (2005), Northern Arizona University; MA (1995), Alexandria University; MA (2001), University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth; BA (1994), Alexandria University; First Year at MTSU: 2005
Office: PH 381; Phone/Voice Mail: 494-8658
Dr. Mohammed Albakry is Professor of English and Applied Linguistics in the English Department and Affiliate Faculty in the Literacy Studies PhD Program. He has taught and lectured widely in different universities in Egypt, Morocco, and China. A recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from MTSU Foundation, he has held various national and international grants and fellowships from Fulbright, the University of Connecticut's Humanities Institute, the Chinese Language Council International [Hanban], and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is the editor of “Translations and the Intersection of Texts, Contexts and Politics” (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming); co-editor of “Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution” (Seagull Books/University of Chicago Press); and author and co-author of over 20 scholarly articles and book chapters that have appeared in a range of publications and professional journals including World Englishes, Educational Theory, Language and Literature, and Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, among others. He has also published several translations of Arabic drama and fiction. He teaches a wide variety of linguistics and language education courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels (including Essentials of Linguistics, Multilingual Literacy, Standard English in Society, Translation Studies, Teaching ESL Grammar & Writing, and Grammar for Educators), and is involved in TESOL training at the Confucius Institute of Middle Tennessee. His research generally takes up the intersection between the descriptive and prescriptive dimensions of language use, discourse and ideology, theory and practice in translation studies, and language teaching and learning. He currently serves as a member on the National Fulbright Scholar Review Committee for TEFL & Applied Linguistics.
See some of Dr. Albakry's work on http://mtsu.academia.edu/MohammedAlbakry