Dr. Daniel Alemu

Associate Professor / Dean, College of Education

Dr. Daniel Solomon Alemu is an associate professor of Educational Leadership. He received two graduate degrees in Educational Leadership and Administration from the United States: a master’s degree in 2004 from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois and a PhD in 2008 from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.

Dr. Daniel brings over 20 years of experience in teaching and administration including teaching at elementary schools, administering (director of) a junior high school, and for the past 9 years as a full time higher education faculty where he taught graduate level courses in educational leadership and research methods in the United States. Dr. Daniel has published articles in peer reviewed journals and presented his work in national and international conferences. His articles appeared in such peer reviewed journals as Planning and Changing Journal, Journal for Effective Schools, International Review of Education Journal, and on the Records ( a KDP journal).

I am sure we will all have a good and enriching experience working together. Please join me in welcoming and in wishing him a long and rewarding career at the American University in the Emirates.

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Dr. Daniel Alemu

Associate Professor / Dean

Mrs. Jessica Davis


Dr. Olga Pykhtina

Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator

Dr. Ahmed N. AL Masri

Assistant Professor / Director of the Patent office

Dr. Emad Shahrori

Assistant Professor / Director of Guidance and Counseling Center

Dr. Alexander Arguelles

Associate Professor

Dr. Janet Madhu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mohammad Al Shaikhly

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sabina Akhter

Assistant Professor

Dr. Thaer Oudeh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Wasim Ahmad

Assistant Professor

Mr. Omar Khrati


Ms. Salma Banouri


Ms. Banan Al Kafri


Ms. Hala Albukhari

Instructor/ Interim Director of the Debate Club

Mr. Myasar Qaddo


Ms. Mervat Ijha