Professor David Santandreu Calonge is Dean, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences, at Canadian University Dubai. He has previously worked in Hong Kong (Hong Kong University, City University of Hong Kong, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Baptist University), South Korea (Sungkyunkwan University) and Australia (RMIT, The University of Adelaide)
PhD; UWE Bristol (UK)
Position: Dean, Faculty of Communication, Arts and Sciences
Ode Amaize is an interdisciplinary, teaching-award professor and Fulbright Scholar (Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow, Russia) whose teaching and research interests in media planning, creative advertising, cultural branding, studying marketing and advertising through literature
Ph.D., Advertising-University of Texas at Austin
Position: Professor / Head of the Department of Communication and Media
Dr. Lakhdar Chadli has a PhD in Art sciences, specializing in Cinema – Television and Media Production. He previously served as an assistant professor at Regional School of Fine Arts at Mostaganem University-Algeria and Higher Institute for performance and audiovisual Arts (ISMAS) Algiers.
PhD, Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK)
Professional Cinema Board;
Institut National de l'Image et du Son (INIS)
Dr. Rami El Khatib received his B.S degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in 1998. Afterwards, Rami entered the Graduate Program in Biology at Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A where he was conferred the M.Sc. in Biology degree, and the Ph.D. in biology in 2004.
Ph.D. in Biology
Position: Associate Vice President - Student Affairs
Dr. Aseel Takshe holds a B.S. in Environmental Health from the American University of Beirut, an M.S. in Environmental Sciences from the American University of Beirut, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics and Management from the University of York, United Kingdom.
PhD, University of York (UK)
Position: Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Faculty of Communication, Arts & Sciences
Worked at Birzeit University, Palestine and UAE University then held positions of Dean of Ed, Vice President and President of Al Ain University of Science and Technology before he moved to CUD as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Currently, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Communication and Arts and Sciences
Dr. Papatzikis is an Associate Professor of Educational Neuroscience, fervently studying the field of brain development and perception through music and sound. He has been extensively trained in and worked on neuroscience and music education in many high profile institutions prior to joining the Canadian University Dubai, including Harvard University (PostDoc in the Mind Brain and Education program; Postdoc training at the Athinoula Martinos Centre for Biomedical Neuroimaging), the University of East Anglia (PhD in Music Psychology), the UCL, Institute of Education, University of London and its adjunct centre of Educational Neuroscience (PostDoc lectureship) as well as the International Brain Research Organisation (PostDoc training in applied neuroscience and neuroimaging)
QTS, FHEA, PhD in Music Psychology
University of East Anglia
Position: Associate Professor
Neuroscience of Music and Sound
Dr. Taghreed Masri holds an EdD in TESOL from the University of Exeter. She has a Master’s degree in TESOL from the American University of Sharjah. She has a Bachelor degree in English language and literature from the United Arab Emirates University.
Dr. Baadel holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Huddersfield, UK. He also holds a MBA from Canadian University Dubai and a Bachelor of Computer Science, from the University of New Brunswick, Canada.
PhD in Computer Science, University of Huddersfield (UK)
Ms. Roberts holds a Master degree in Education and International Development from the Institute of Education, University College London, UK, where she is currently undertaking her doctoral studies. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Languages from the University of Derby, UK.
Ms. Yousef holds a Master degree in English Literary Research from University of Leicester, UK. Her research interests include teacher development & training, curriculum design and educational technology.