As Phd Teaching Assistant
Fall 2014 and Fall 2015
Teaching Assistant in the Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal
FFAR 298 "The Movie Soundtrack: From King Kong to No Country for Old Men."
(Instructor: Chris Crilly)
Teaching Assistant in the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University, Montréal
FMST 212 Film Aesthetics
A study of the aesthetics of film. Topics include film criticism, theories about the fundamental elements of film, and comparisons between films which do not depend on their date of production. Problems of film description, interpretation, and evaluation are discussed.
(Instructor: Julien Lapointe)
Visiting Instructor in the Department of Anthropology at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), in Lahore, Pakistan.
ANTH172: Cinemas of The Middle East
ANTH274: Ethnography Through Film: The Visual Representation of Cultures
Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Writing Studies at the American University of Sharjah, UAE
WRI 102: Writing and Reading across the Curriculum
(taught two sections per semester for both semesters; undergraduate liberal arts core course requirement)
Adjunct Instructor in the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Communication Arts at the American University in Dubai (AUD):
COMM 223: Screenwriting Fundamentals
DPST 209-A: Cinemas of the Middle East
COMM 222 Multiplatform Storytelling
Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Writing Studies at the American University of Sharjah (AUS), in the United Arab Emirates &
Adjunct Instructor in the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Communication Arts at the American University in Dubai (AUD)
Courses taught at AUD:
COMM 223: Screenwriting Fundamentals (Two sections)
Courses taught at AUS:
WRI 102: Writing and Reading across the Curriculum (Two sections)
March 2011 – October 2011
Full-Time Art Teacher, START
Developed a weekly art-education program for children aged 6–16, in four Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon: Beirut's Shatila Refugee Camp, Mar Elias Refugee Camp, Buj Al Barajneh Camp, and Weivel Camp in Baalbek, Lebanon. All classes and workshops were held in collaboration with the Najdeh Centre.
August 2009 – January 2011
Part-Time Art Teacher, Shatila Refugee Camp in Beirut, Lebanon, at the