Muna Al Badaai is an assistant professor of English literature in the Faculty of Language Studies at Sohar University, Oman. She did her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at United Arab Emirates University. Her PhD dissertation was in English literature and criticism. She has participated in many internal and external conferences and published articles on slave narratives written by African American Muslims. Her research interests also include Omani culture and heritage, oral literature and documenting Omani endangered languages.
- Ph.D. in English Literature and Criticism, United Arab Emirates University, UAE, 2017.
- Bachelor in English Literature, United Arab Emirates University, UAE, 2009.
- Academic Writing and Research
- 19th Century American Literature
- Muslim Slave Narratives
- Culture and Heritage of Oman
- Al Badaai, M. (2015). Positioning the Testimony of Job Ben Solomon, An Enslaved African American Muslim. International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature, 4(6), 204–211.
- Al Badaai, M. & Hambuch, D. (2020). Authorship in Muslim Slave Narratives: Job Ben Solomon, Omar Ibn Said, and Mahommah G. Baquaqua. World Literature Studies, 12(2), 314-330.