Rashad Ahmed

Associate Professor
106 Stone Center

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 Speech
  • EH 307 English Grammar
  • EH 308 Introduction to Linguistics
  • EH 441 The History of the English Language


  • 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

  • Assessment Committee
  • Teaching Effectiveness Committee
  • Social Committee
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Faculty Senate