Dr. Mutasim Al-Deaibes
Dr. mutasim al-deaibes Assistant Professor General Education Unit

Contact Information
mutasim.aldeaibes@ku.ac.ae +971 2 312 4486


Mutasim Al-Deaibes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the Khalifa University. Dr. Al-Deaibes received his PhD in Linguistics from the University of Manitoba, where he was granted a doctoral fellowship and taught a wide array of courses at the Department of Linguistics. He began his academic career as a Fulbright scholar at Mercyhurst University, Pennsylvania, where he taught a variety of courses in the World Languages Department. His research revolves around the fields of phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics, and syntax-prosody interface. 

His published work focuses on the acoustic properties of speech sounds in spoken Arabic dialects. He also has been working with colleagues on several on-going projects that explore the acquisition of phonetics and phonology by children and adult second language learners and presented his work at a variety of international linguistics conferences. 

  • PhD in Linguistics, University of Manitoba
  • MA in Linguistics, Yarmouk University

  • Academic English II (ENGL102)
  • Introduction to Linguistics (LTCM240)
  • Language & Intercultural Communications (ERTH702)
  • Studying Human Language (LTCM280)

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