Sohail Karmani

Senior Lecturer, Arts and Humanities Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: EdD University of Exeter; MA University of West London

Research Areas: second language education, applied linguistics, photography

Sohail Karmani has an academic background in applied linguistics with extensive experience in the field of second language education. His academic publications have appeared in TESOL Quarterly, Applied Linguistics, ELT Journal, and the Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. He has written and researched on language policy and the cultural politics of English as an "international" language.

He also has an interest in visual ethics and teaches undergraduate courses on the "Power and Ethics in Photography", the "Ethics of the Image," and recently, a more practice-centered course entitled "The Photographic Essay: the Power of Visual Storytelling".

He is the author of The Spirit of Sahiwal, a photography book published in 2019 by international art publisher, Skira Editore.

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