Dr Nidal Al Shamali

Dr Nidal Moh’d Fathi Salem Al Shamali

Dr Nidal Moh'd Fathi Salem Al Shamali

Phone: +968 26850100 Ex. 115
Location: Barka building Office No. G3-051

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Prof. Nidal Al-Shamali has obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Jordan in 2004 in modern Arabic literature, a MA from Yarmouk University in 1999, and a BA in Arabic Language and Literature from Yarmouk University in 1996. He is currently working as a professor at Sohar University. His research interests are discourse analysis, the historical novel, digital literature, contemporary media discourse, and criticism. He has written more than twenty-two refereed papers and thirteen specialised books. His teaching experience in universities began in 1999 which includes bachelor’s and postgraduate studies at several Arab Universities. He has also supervised the dissertations of master’s and doctoral candidates.


  • ​Doctor of Philosophy In Arabic language – Literature and criticism, University of Jordan​, Jordan, 2004.
  • Masters in Arabic language and its literature​​​, Yarmouk University​, Jordan, 1999.
  • Bachelor in Arabic language and its literature, Yarmouk University​, Jordan, 1996.​

Teaching Interest

  • ​Modern prose
  • Modern criticism
  • Modern poetry
  • Comparative literature

Research Interest

  • Narratives
  • Modern criticism
  • Discourse analysis
  • Media discourse
  • Digital literature

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