Professor Mohammed Al-Zyoudi

Dean / Professor, College of Education

Professor Mohammed Alzyoudi is Professor of Special Education; Prof. Alzyoudi received his PhD in special education from Queens University Belfast.  He is a bilingual expert in the field of special education with over than 25 years of experience. He has worked as an Assistant Dean for students affairs at Mutah University in Jordan. He has also worked also as a Director of Community based Rehabilitant Institute in Jordan.  Prof. Alzyoudi served as a consultant on several programs related to special education and gifted education in several countries (Jordan, KSA, UAE, and Oman). Prof. Al-Zyoudi has B.A in Psychology and M.A and PhD in special education.

Prof. Al-Zyoudi research interest areas including autism, early childhood, assessment, inclusive education, emotional and behavioral disorders. Prof. Al Zyoudi published several research articles in peer-reviewed international publications in cooperation with different authors around the world. He led several national research grants in the fields of special education. He served as a reviewer, guest reviewer and an editorial board member for prestigious peer-reviewed journals. He gave several presentations in various international and regional conferences on issues of inclusion and teaching and assessing students with special needs. He supervised or sat on the panels of over 45 Master’s and Doctoral dissertations in the UAE and beyond.

In addition to teaching, and research, Prof. Alzyoudi is also dedicated to community development and engagement especially in the area of special education.

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Prof. Mohammed Alzyoudi

Dean / Professor

Dr. Nisrine Shaya

Associate Dean / Assistant Professor

Dr. Nahla Moussa

Assistant Professor / Program Chair – Bachelor Program in Education

Dr. Wael Ali

Assistant Professor / Director of Counseling & Disability

Dr. Thaer Oudeh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Tarek Abousaleh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Leslie Vandeputte

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sabina Akhter

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jihene Mrabet

Assistant Professor

Ms. Hala Albukhari


Mr. Umer Sarhan


Mr. Sobhi Khaled


Mrs. Amani Yassine


Ms. Hebatalla Elbahwashy

Instructor / Assistant to the Dean

Mr. Tariq Saali


Mr. Jehad Mousa


Mr. Michael Doyle


Ms. Banan AlKafri