His research interests include Arab Americans’ attitudes toward persons with developmental disabilities, Muslim Americans’ mental health and well-being.

Area of Interest: Mental health and disability issues among Arab and Muslim Americans

Teaching Interest: Research Methods, Practice Research Integrative Seminar, and Program Evaluation.

Practice Experience: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and Immigrants & Refugees in the US.

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

BCR Fellow, School for Social Work, Smith College (past)

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Indiana University South Bend

Department of Social Work, College of Health and Applied Sciences, Metropolitan State University of Denver (past)

Social Work
BSW, Aswan Higher Institution Of Social Work, Egypt
MSW, Washington University in St. Louis
PhD, Howard University, Social Work
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken, English