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Dr. Muhammad Shahin

Member of the Fourth Board of Trustees of Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Foundation for Poetic Creativity (2001-2003), the Fifth Board (2004-2006), and the Sixth Board (2007-2010).

Holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (1974).

Professor of English Literature at the University of Jordan.

Assistant President of the University of Jordan (1978-1980).

Advisor to the Ministry of Higher Education in Jordan (1985-1989).

Former Vice President of Mutah University.

Head of the Department of Modern English Language (1988-1990-1993-1995).

Editor-in-Chief of "Mutah" Research Journal.

Editor-in-Chief of "Al-Majallah Al-Thaqafiyyah" published by the University of Jordan.

Recipient of the Independence Order - Al-Hussein bin Ali - from the Jordanian Ministry of Culture for Literature (2002).

Some of his literary works include:

"Transformations of Longing in the Season of Migration to the North: A Comparative Critical Study" - Beirut (1993)

"Eliot and His Influence on Contemporary Arab Poetry" - Beirut (1992)

Among his Published Literary Works in English:

The Modern Arabic short story: Shahrazad Returns. Macmillan Press: London, 1989. Revised and expanded edition, Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2003. Also published by St. Martin’s Press: New York (Paperback and hard cover)

George Meredith: A Reappraisal of the Novels. The Macmillan Press LTD: London, 1981. Also published simultaneously by Barnes and Noble Books: New Jersey, 1981.

Dr. Muhammad Shahin
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