Ikram Toumi  Graduate Part Time Instructor – Arabic Language – Texas Tech University

Ikram Toumi

Graduate Part Time Instructor – Arabic Language – Texas Tech University

Dr. Toumi has a doctorate degree in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Texas Tech University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from The Institute of Press and Information Sciences in Tunisia. She has a long experience teaching Arabic and French in addition to media courses at Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at Austin. She has conducted several research studies focusing on teaching standard vs. colloquial Arabic, media literacy, the digital divide, and acculturation and identity. She is passionate about media, technologies, education and languages. She is fluent in Arabic, French and English and is currently working on mastering the Spanish language.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Instructor of French –The University of Texas at Austin (2013-2016)
  • Teaching Assistant of Media courses – The University of Texas at Austin (2011-2013)
  • Graduate Part Time Instructor of Arabic – Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University

Education & Professional Certifications

  • PhD – Media Studies – The University of Texas at Austin (2016)
  • MS – Applied Linguistics – Texas Tech University (2006)
  • BA – Journalism – Institute of Press and Information Sciences – Tunisia (2003)
  • Fulbright Scholar – Foreign Language Teaching Assistant – Texas Tech University (2003-2004)

Scholarly Activity

  • Expert Reviewer – International Communication Association yearly conference (2014 – present)
  • Expert Reviewer – International Journal of Communication (IJoC) (2014 – present)