Nobel Laureate Abel Laureate Advisory Board Member USERN President USERN Policy Making Council USERN Manager USERN Deputy Junior Ambassador

Major: Social Sciences, General

Field: Art and Humanities

  • An Assistant Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Souk Ahras, Algeria
  • A Fulbright & Oklahoma State University Alumnus who encourages students to explore new horizons on academic, cultural and professional levels as well as addressing the complexity of the world they live in and contribute to 
  • An innovative pedagogue, able to work with both adults and children with expertise in using comics and animation to teach complex philosophical concepts
  • A polyglot fluent in English, French, Arabic & Italian and who is eager to learn new languages  


SOUK AHRAS UNIVERSITY, Souk Ahras, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                     2013 - Present

Assistant Professor & International Relations Officer

MEDITERRANEAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                  2014

Marketing Consultant

TED, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2011 - 2012

Speaker Coordinator/ TEDxAnnaba Coordinator

STARTUP WEEKEND, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2012

Entrepreneurial Coach

UNIVERSITY OF ANNABA, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                                  2007 - 2009

University Instructor

INTERDISCIPLINARY LABORATORY FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                         2007 – 2008

Campaign Organizer



UNIVERSITY OF ANNABA, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                                  2007 - 2012

MA in Information, Communication & Governance, Organizational Governance

  • Completed courses in: Organizational Governance, Communication Strategies, Methodology, Epistemology, The Learning Organizations and French

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, Stillwater, OK, USA                                                                                                                                                                                   2009 - 2011

MSc in Mass Communications, Media Management (WES equivalency of Canadian Master)    

  • Completed courses in: Responsibility in Mass Communications, Methods of Research, Processes & Effects in Mass Media, Persuasion, Management, Marketing, International Relations, Human Geography, Transforming Pedagogy and Advanced Media Management

UNIVERSITY OF ANNABA, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                                                  2003 - 2007

B.A. Information and Communication Sciences    

  • Completed courses in: Sociology of Information & Communication, Introduction to Sociology, Methodology of Social Sciences, Social Psychology, Political Economy, Human Rights & Public Freedom, Introduction to Semiotics, Management and Economy & Business Management

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                        2004 - 2007

Diploma of Advanced Computer Sciences Technician

  • Completed courses in: Algorithms & Pascal Programming, Data Management, Data Analysis, Statistics, Mathematics and Delphi Programming  


        “The success of the road…to success”, WikiStage Oran, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                       2017

  • Curiosity resurrected the cat: exploring multiculturalism in the works of Apuleius for an education on curiosity in a globalized world”, the first International Colloquium on Apuleius in his hometown, The High Council for Amazighity, Souk Ahras, Algeria                                                                                                                                          2015
  • “Abstracting abstract art”, National Colloquium on abstract art and poetry, The Palace of Culture, Skikda, Algeria                                                                                     2012   “The art of the City” TEDxAnnaba City 2.0, Annaba, Algeria                                                                                                                                                                        2012
  • “Comics and good governance”, Providence Fulbright Enrichment Seminar on Social Entrepreneurship,Providence,  U.S.A                                                                         2010


  • Book project:La curiosité est un divin défaut, the book investigates the concept of curiosity in Apuleius’s philosophy/currently under final editing
  • Academic article: “He isn’t an animal, he isn’t a human; he is just different!”: exploring the medium of comics in empowering children’s critical thinking, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Routledge, Vol 7, Issue 4, Pages: 431-444, London, United Kingdom                                                                                                                            2016
  • Academic article: Curiosity resurrected the cat: drawing on multicultural elements in the works of Apuleius for an education of curiosity in a globalized and complex world, The High Council for Amazighity Publications, published in French, HCA Proceedings, ENAG, Algeria                                                                                                             2015   


  • Teaching Award, Souk Ahras University, awarded by the Dean of Social Sciences Faculty                                                                                                                             2015                                                                                                                                                 
  • Article with my quote as title in the independent national French-language newspaper El Watan discussing my presentation & two others at the International Colloquium on Apuleius                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2015
  • Fulbright scholarship, awarded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              2009-2011
  • Shankar's International Children painting prize, awarded by Shankars International, India                                                                                                                        1999


  • Member of Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN)                                                                                                                                           since 2020
  • Writing workshop: Leading a workshop on writing skills using Shakespeare’s Othello as a model in collaboration with Ÿouth Association                                                 2019
  • Reviewer: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, Routledge Academic Publishing, Taylor & Francis Group                                                                                                   2015
  • Member of International Exchange Alumni & TED community                                                                                                                                                               since  2011


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