Abdelhamid Ahmed (PhD)
Lecturer of Education (TESOL/Applied Linguistics)
Core Curriculum Program, Qatar University
Dr. Abdelhamid Ahmed is a Lecturer of Education at the Core Curriculum Program, Qatar University. He obtained his PhD in Education (TESOL/Applied Linguistics), Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter, UK. He is experienced in teaching and researching EFL/ESL writing. He has taught the following courses at the university level in Egypt, UK and Qatar: TESOL, English Writing, Professional Writing, English for Academic Purposes (EAP), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), and Research Methods. His areas of research expertise include EFL/ESL writing problems, socio-cultural issues, assessing writing, feedback in EFL/ESL writing, and reflective journals. He is the co-editor of the following books: Teaching EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World: Realities & Challenges; Assessing EFL Writing in the 21st Century Arab World: Revealing the Unknown; and Feedback in L2 English Writing in the Arab World: Inside the Black Box. He delivered presentations at international conferences in seven countries [UK, USA, Canada, Spain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Egypt], and published research in different formats [edited books, research articles and book chapters].