AUAF Welcomes Five New Full-time Faculty Members


AUAF is excited to welcome five new faculty members this semester.  Each of them comes to AUAF as an experienced professional with impressive credentials.  Dr. Enakshi Sengupta is the Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning, as well as an Associate Professor of Business, drawing upon her 25 years of experience in both corporate and academic fields and PhD from the University of Nottingham (UK).  Dr. Mahgoub Yahia, Associate Professor of Mathematics, comes to AUAF from Sudan, by way of the UAE and Oman, following his PhD from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).  Dr. Salma Mahmoud joins the STM Department as Associate Professor of Biology, after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor University (USA) and a PhD at the University of Dundee (UK). Dr. Payam Faroughi is the newest member of SSH where he is an Assistant Professor of Social Science, with an extensive background in academic, governmental and NGO organizations and a PhD from the University of Utah (USA). Dr. Maryam Alamyar joins the Academy as an Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language, following academic assignments at Purdue University (USA), where she also earned her PhD, and Kabul University.  For now, we welcome them virtually, and each of them has expressed their desire to join AUAF on campus as soon as it is safe to do so.  

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