University of Kordofan Staff Members

curriculum vitae

Name:MOHAMED ABAKAR ISMAIL ELMAHI.

Birth Date: 1.1.1959.

Birth Place: Lagawa, Southern Kordofan.

Nationality: Sudanese.

Current: Lecturer, Department of English Language, Faculty of Education, University of Kordofan .

Education:

● 2015: Ph.D. in English Language, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum.

● 2014: Research and Advanced Studies in African Linguistics and Theoretical Linguistics, Indiana University, United States of America.

● 1998 -2001: Master of Arts in Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum.

● 1997 -1998: Master Qualifying Year for English, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum.

● 1996 -1997: Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation, Organization of Islamic Conference (O.I.C).

● 1993 -1994: Post- Graduate Diploma in ELT, Faculty of Education, University of Khartoum.

● 1981-1985: Bachelor of Arts, English Language, Faculty of Arts, University of Zagazig, Egypt.

Publications (in progress):

● Daju Noun Morphology.

● Aspects of Daju Grammar (Obeng/ Mohamed).

Languages:

● Daju Language (mother tongue).

● Arabic Language: classical and modern Arabic.

● English Language.

Research Interests

● Linguistics: morphology, and morpho-phonology

● African Linguistics: Language documentation.

Conferences attended and which I presented a paper

● 8th Nilo-Saharan Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 2001.

● Framing the Global Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America, 2013.

Teaching Specialization:

● General Linguistics

● African Linguistics

Professional and Academic Experience:

● 2006 – 2009: Lecturer of English Language at Kordofan University.

● 2002 – 2006: Lecturer of English Language at Turba Teachers' Training College, Saudi Arabia

● 2000 – 2002: Lecturer of English Language at University of Kordofan.

● 1994 – 2000: Teacher of English at the University of Kordofan

● 1987 – 1992: Teacher of English at,

1. Wad Madani Teachers' Training College for Girls.

2. Al-Dalanj Teachers' Training Institute .

Academic and Professional Activities in Indiana University, United States of America

● 2013 – 2014: Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, USA.

● 2013 – 2014: Research Assistant Position, Linguistics Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, USA.

● 2013 – 2014: Associate Instructor, School of Education, Indiana University, USA.

● Featured Scholar, in Scholar Newsletter, October 2013, Indiana University.USA.