Prof. Dr. Molly C. O’Donnell
Molly C. O’Donnell, PhD, is an instructor in English and WGSS at James Madison University. She was the recipient of the Joan Leach Memorial Essay Prize (2016) and has recently published a co-edited volume, The Microgenre (Bloomsbury, 2020), that takes a multidisciplinary approach to niche culture. Her current research examines the important intersection of pedagogy and practice.
Dr. Khaled Igbaria
Khaled Igbaria is a Lecturer at Kaye Academic College in Israel. He has got his PhD in Arabic Modern Literature, from the University of Edinburgh and his M.A and B.A in Arabic Language and Literature, Tel Aviv University. His research fields and interests are literary feminism, realism and intertextuality within narratives and poetry. His last article is: (2020) Arab Spring Revolutions throughout Modern Arabic Poetry. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 8(4): 142-153.
Dr. Allassad Alhuzail
Dr. Allassad Alhuzail, senior Lecturer, School of Social Work, Sapir Academic College, Israel. Her research deals with the implications of social change for the lives of three generations of Bedouin women; Poverty; youth at risk; Indigenous social work and social work in conflict areas; women in traditional, and religious societies.
Dr. Rebecca Ranz
Dr. Rebecca Ranz is a Senior Lecturer at Sapir College. She is the International Programs Coordinator of the Social Work School. Her main areas of research are: Religion, Spirituality & Social work in addition to International Social work.
Dr. Merav Moshe-Grodofsky
Dr. Merav Moshe-Grodofsky is a senior faculty member at the School of Social Work, Sapir Academic College, Israel. She teaches, practices, writes and conducts research on human rights practice, community organizing, and the combination of the two as a method to promote peace building among disadvantaged and multicultural groups within societies and between societies in conflict.
Mrs. Sana Sayed
Sana Sayed has an M.A. degree in English Literature from California State University, Fullerton, and a B.A. degree in English Literature and a minor in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Irvine. She is a Senior Instructor in the Department of English at the American University of Sharjah. Her research interests are theories of assessment and accountability in composition courses, women and politics, and gender and identity. Her most recent chapter publication appeared in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring (2020) published by NYU Press.
Dr. Annecka Leolyn Lovell Marshall
Annecka Marshall is a lecturer at The Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the Mona Campus in Jamaica, University of the West Indies. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Warwick. Her research, publications, lecturing, advocacy and activism examine Black feminism, Pan-Africanism and the power dynamics that regulate sexualities. She analyses the socio-economic and political oppression of racism, patriarchy, heteronormativity and poverty in order to develop strategies that promote personal empowerment, human rights and social change in Africa and the Diaspora.
Ms. Gloria Nyambura Kenyatta
Ms. Gloria Nyambura Kenyatta is a Kenyan Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and a research fellow at the Arnold Bergstraesser Institute in Freiburg, Germany- a research institute working on socio-political issues in the Global South including Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. She is also the Deputy Clerk of Bomet County Assembly, a devolved legislature in Kenya. She holds a Master’s degree in Rural Sociology and Community Development from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies- Community Development from Kenyatta University, Kenya. Her areas of interest include; gender equality, citizen engagement, political participation, devolved governance, public policy, and community development.
Mrs. Quratulain Shah
Quratulain is a graduate of Aga Khan University- Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, UK where she received her master’s degree in Muslim Cultures. She is currently working with Rozan, an NGO that works with vulnerable people to promote emotional and mental health for a gender-just and violence-free society. Quratulain’s work mostly revolves around research and advocacy on gender, promoting peace and social cohesion, and media for development. She is also a recipient of the Global-Ugrad scholarship funded by the US Department of State.