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Senior Lecturer Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: EdD University of Exeter; MA University of West London
Research Areas: second language education, applied linguistics, photography
Sohail Karmani is an educator, applied linguist, and photographer. He has extensive experience in the field of second language education and applied linguistics. His academic publications have appeared in TESOL Quarterly, Applied Linguistics, ELT Journal and the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. He has written and researched in the areas of language policy, the cultural politics of English as an "international" language, and critical applied linguistics. He currently teaches a writing seminar on "Contemporary Debates about Islam”. As a photographer, he has a keen interest in portraiture, travel and documentary photography. Relatedly, he will also be offering a writing seminar on “Power and Ethics in Photography”.