Haigazian University

Suha Safiyiddeen, Ed.D

Dr. Suha Safiyiddeen
Chairperson, English Department
Associate Professor of  Applied Linguistics &TESOL
Office: Mehagian 304
Tel.: 961 1 353010/ ext. 353


Dr. Suha Safiyiddeen is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics &TESOL and the Chairperson of the English Department at Haigazian University. She teaches Applied Linguistics courses and TESOL Teaching Diploma courses at Haigazian University. She taught at AUB for seven years and at LAU for one year. She has presented many papers in international conferences and published academic research articles in international refereed journals. She is a member of several international professional associations some of which are International Gender and Language Association, British Association of Applied Linguistics, and Global Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages. She’s been a teacher trainer since 1996; she has conducted a myriad of workshops in Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, and Abou Dhabi. Dr. Safiyiddeen has worked as an educational consultant and TESOL specialist with several educational institutions locally and regionally.
Dr. Safiyiddeen is the co-founder and president of TESOL-Lebanon.


Language & Gender
Intercultural Communication
Teacher Training


Multilingualism and Gender
Teacher Education
Leveled Readers


– Safiyiddeen, S.(2012). “Gender Mainstreaming in Teacher Education”. Journal of Pedagogical Research, pp. 127 – 161
– Safiyiddeen, S.(2008). “ Constructing Gender Identity in Two Languages”. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 190,183-218


Ed.D, University of Leicester 
M.A., American University of Beirut;
B.A, American University of Beirut;
Teaching Diploma, American University of Beirut