Dr Hamid Ali Khan is an Assistant Professor of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences. Dr Khan has nearly two decades of extensive and diverse professional experience.
Before joining UCA, he lectured at the Royal Commission for Yanbu Colleges & Institutes (RCYCI) in Saudi Arabia. He has vast experience developing and teaching a wide range of English language courses. He has also worked in various management support and administrative positions. He has served as the Head of Digital & Distance Learning, the Campus Academic Lead, the Chair of the Academic Integrity Committee, the Chair of the Research and Professional Development Committee, the Program Coordinator, the Course Coordinator, a member of the Accreditation Task Force (EQUALS UK, CEA US, AAEPO Kyrgyzstan), the Student Financial Aid Committee, the English Language Center Council, the Educational Technology Committee, the Curriculum and Assessment Committee, and the Head of Humanities.
Dr Khan has expertise in faculty and teacher training and development as well. He worked as a faculty trainer with the Education Development Center of RCYCI in Saudi Arabia. He has been involved in teacher training activities in Naryn city and town. His contributions to the teacher development of the Naryn city schools have been recognised and acknowledged with a Certificate of Gratitude by the Naryn city Mayor’s Office on International Teachers’ Day 2018. During his previous employment as a lecturer with the Pakistan Air Force, he was also awarded a Commendation Certificate by the Chief of the Pakistan Air Force.
Dr Khan holds a Doctor of Education degree from the University of Exeter, UK. He also holds an MA in TESOL from Middlesex University, UK, and an MA in English from Islamia University Bahawalpur, Pakistan. He is certified to teach English to adults (CELTA) by the University of Cambridge. He has also acquired certification in teaching languages with technology from Trinity College, UK. His research interests include students’ experiences of the outcomes of internationalisation and higher education, various aspects of teaching/learning in higher education, and EAP.