Resumé

(the flower of life)



Education 

Ph.D. Psychology (Consciousness and Society), University of West Georgia, USA, 2018 

M.F.A. Independent Film and Digital Imaging, Governors State University, USA, 2012

B.A. Theatre (Minor: Music), American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2007

E.H.S.C. Math, Collège de la Sainte Famille, Cairo, Egypt, 2001

Jobs 

• Northern New Mexico College - Assistant Professor of Psychology / Fall 2018 - 

• The University of West Georgia - Part-Time Instructor of Psychology / Fall 2016 - Fall 2017

• The University of West Georgia – Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor) / Fall 2013 - Spring 2016 

• The University of West Georgia – Graduate Research Assistant / Fall 2012 – Spring 2013

• Governors State University – Graduate (Media Lab) Assistant / Fall 2009 – Summer 2011 

Teaching Experience 

Courses Taught

• NNMC: General Psychology, Social Psychology, Special Topics: Psychology of Film, Comparative Perspectives in Psychology.

• UWG: Personal Relationships (3), Introduction to General Psychology (6), Advanced Seminar: Film & Psychology (2).

Guest Lectures

• Sexuality and Buddhism (Sexuality and Spirituality, UWG) / Fall 2013

• Meditation (Psychology of Mind/Body, UWG) / Fall 2012, Spring 2013, & Spring 2014

• Editing Using Final Cut Pro (Advanced Video Editing, GSU) / Winter 2010

• Acting in Film vs. Theatre (Directing Drama for TV/Film, GSU) / Winter 2010

Affiliations/Memberships 

• The Parkmore Institute / 2018 - 

• Language and Mind Research Network / 2016 -

• Phi Kappa Phi (ΦΚΦ) / 2014 & 2016

• Association for Transpersonal Psychology / 2012 - 2013 

 Independent Feature Project / 2009 - 2010 & 2011 - 2012

• International Expressive Arts Therapy Association / 2009 - 2010

Professional Development 

• “Terrorism and Counterterrorism by Georgetown University on edX. Certificate earned on December 7, 2015” 

 "Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice by Universiteit Leiden on Coursera. Certificate earned on October 19, 2015"

• Music Composition at Access Contemporary Music / 2011

• Sundance: ShortsLab: Chicago / 2011

• Active Imagination Intensive: Explorations in Sandplay and the Expressive Arts Therapies 
at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago / 2011

• Volunteered at Doc Films and the Chicago International Film Festival / 2009 

• Training of trainers workshop organized by the Arab Digital Expression Foundation / 2009

• Screenwriting workshop with Syd Field / 2008

• Electronic Music workshop organized by Studio Emad Eddin Foundation / 2004