Main Office: Peck Hall 302
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 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 MTSU Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award, he has held various national and international research awards including grants and fellowships from Fulbright, the University of Connecticut's Humanities Institute, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Chinese Language Council International [Hanban]. 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 numerous peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in a range of professional journals including World Englishes, Educational Theory, English World-Wide,Languages and Linguistics, Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, and Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, among others. He has also published many translations of Arabic drama and fiction. Dr. Albakry teaches a wide variety of language education courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels including Essentials of Linguistics, Multilingual Literacy, Standard English in Society, Translation Studies, Language and Politics, Teaching ESL Grammar & Writing, and Grammar for Educators. His scholarly work generally takes up the intersection between the descriptive and prescriptive dimensions of language use, discourse and ideology, literacy and pedagogy, and language politics and identity. He is involved in TESOL training and teacher education at the Confucius Institute and serves on the National Fulbright Scholar Review Committee for TEFL & Applied Linguistics.
See some of Dr. Albakry's work on http://mtsu.academia.edu/MohammedAlbakry