Dr Yasser Fouad Selim is Associate Professor of English Literature in the Department of English at Sohag University, Egypt. He is also Associate Professor of English Literature and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs & Research at Al-Buraimi University College, Oman (on secondment). He was a visiting scholar at UCLA between 2005 and 2007.
Yasser served various academic administrative positions at Al-Buraimi University College including Head of English Department (2012-2015), Director of Scientific Research and Higher Studies Department (2015-2016), Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs & Research (2016-Present), and Acting Dean (intervals). He is also a program reviewer for the Oman Ministry of Higher Education, external reviewer for the Oman Academic Accreditation Authority, and an editor for a number of international journals.
He has authored numerous peer-reviewed papers and given speeches at a number of national and international conferences. He is also the editor of Who Defines Me? Negotiating Identity in Language and Literature (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014). His research interests and publications focus on English drama, digital theatre, and the interaction between Western and Eastern cultures and the formation of identity within the contexts of politics, racialization, and ethnicization in America.