BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Samer Abdel Hadi received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Jordan in 2006. His academic career began as an assistant professor at Arab Open University - Jordan Branch in the same year. He has taught courses in psychology, education, special education, class management, and scientific research methods. He also has led training courses and workshops on educational psychology in the UAE, Kuwait & Jordan. He has numerous scientific studies published in Arabic and English scientific journals, mostly about: emotional social competence, moral competence & skills: assertiveness, self-awareness, empathy, self-regulation, impulsiveness control, conflict resolution, mindfulness & self-efficacy. He moved to UAE in 2011 to work at Abu Dhabi University in its branches in Al Ain and Abu Dhabi, and then moved to Dubai at Al Falah University and got the degree Associate Professor with his work as Dean of Student Affairs. He translated a book called "Developing Positive Assertiveness"    

EDUCATION

Ph.D.

Educational Psychology, University of Jordan

MA

Educational Psychology, University of Jordan

BA

Psychology and Business Administration, University of Jordan

MEMBERSHIP

  • Member of the National Council for Family Affairs

  • Member of the Psychology Association of Jordan

ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC ROLES

  • Dean, Student Affairs

  • Assistant Professor, College of Mass Communication

TEACHING

  • Psychology and Communications Skills (0407115)
  • Social Psychology (0601250)
  • Sociology (0601200)
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