Dr. Mohammad Sakhnini
Dr. mohammad sakhnini Senior Lecturer

Contact Information
mohammad.sakhnini@ku.ac.ae

Biography

Dr. Mohammad Sakhnini pursued his postgraduate studies (MA and PhD) in the English department at the University of Exeter, UK. After the completion of his PhD, 2015, Mohammad pursued different research and teaching opportunities in the UK and Europe. He has taught in English departments in the universities of Exeter, Brighton and Sussex. Mohammad also held fellowships in Linnaeus University (Sweden) and the Woolf Institute (Cambridge). His main research interests include European writings (travel writings) about Arabs and Muslims, mainly those of the early modern period.


Education
  • PhD in English Studies, University of Exeter
  • MA, English Studies, University of Exeter

Teaching
  • Academic English I (ENGL101)
  • Academic English II (ENGL102)
  • Academic Reading (LTCM150)


Research
Research Interests
  • Academic Writing, Travel Writing, English Literature and Globalisation


Additional Info

I published my research in several reputable academic journals such as the Journal of Intercultural Studies, Journeys: International Journal of Travel Writing, and Settler Colonial Studies. My book chapters appeared in edited collections published by Routledge, Berghan Books, and Edinburgh University Press. My first book is going to be published soon with Anthem Press. Currently, I am working on my second book manuscript which examines nineteenth-century British travels in the Middle East.