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Dr. Wafa AlKhadra

Associate Professor, American University of Madaba

Wafa Al-Khadra holds a Ph.D. in Contemporary Comparative Literature and is a former Dean of the Faculty of Languages & Communication at the American University of Madaba and at Amman Al-Ahliyaa University. Dr. Al-Khadra has many research
interests and publications within the realm of literature, cultural studies, and women’s studies with a focus on the literature of ArabAmerican and Arab women writers. Furthermore, as part of her activism in women's issues, she has contributed to the "academization" of feminist thought, and to the institutionalization of women’s studies in Jordan. Dr. Al-Khadra is also a frequent
speaker, seminar leader, and consultant on gender studies and feminist theories at several national, regional and international organizations.

She is devoted to the unstinting support of educational reform. To this end, she is involved in the process of reform in Higher Education and Education. She was a member in the National Council for Curriculum Development (NCCD), and currently, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Center for Human Rights in Jordan (NCHR).

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