Rashad Ahmed

Assistant Professor
(he/him/his)
106 Stone Center
rahmed@jsu.edu           

Dr. Rashad Ahmed is a linguist with a multidisciplinary background in TESOL and Composition Studies. He has been granted several awards, fellowships, and scholarships, which included his Fulbright scholarship 2013 to 2017, the Applied Linguistics Concentration Award, and a Summer Fellowship from the University of Memphis. He has a wide range of research interests that involve Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Language Assessment, Digital Literacy, TESOL Methods, Sociolinguistics, and First-Year Composition. Among his recent publications are Enhancements and Limitations to ICT-Based Informal Language Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities and Peer Review in Academic Writing: Different Perspectives from Instructors and Students.

Rashad Ahmed

Courses Taught:

  • EH 101 English Composition I
  • EH 141 Oral Communication
  • EH 308 Introduction to Linguistics
  • EH 441 The History of the English Language

Education

  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from The University of Memphis in 2018
  • Graduate Certificate in TESL/TEFL from The University of Memphis in 2017
  • M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2015
  • Bachelor of Education in English from Taiz University in 2010

Other Responsibilities

  • Common Reading Program Committee
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • College of Arts and Humanities Strategic Plan Task Force