Editorial team


      Prof. Mariam Abdulrahman Al-Naimi, Professor of Ancient Arabic Criticism and Rhetoric, Arabic Language Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar

      Email: alnoimyma@qu.edu.qa

      Bio: Prof. Al-Naimi is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Ansaq Journal, the Editor-in-Chief of Al-Daad Journal and the Managing Editor of Sardiyat Journal. She is the chief leader of the "Qatar Cultural Encyclopedia" project team at the Qatar National Cultural Archives. She received the Children's Literature Award, the GCC Critical Studies Award, and Al-Daad Award. Her research contributions include a number of specialized studies and published books including:

      “Al-Khall Al-Muwafiq fi Al-Adab wa Al-Raqaiq” (The Compatible Vinegar in Literature and Soft Sciences), a study and verification.

      “Al-Bi'ah Al-Thaqafiyyah li Al-Tifl Al-Qatari” (The Cultural Environment for the Qatari Child). “Amthal Al-Jahiz” (Proverbs of Al-Jahiz), a collection, study, and verification.

      “Al-Tuhfah Al-Bahiyyah fi Al-Adab wa Al-Adat Al-Qatariyyah” (The Splendid Gift in Qatari Customs and Manners), a study and verification.

      “Shi'r Al-Khalil bin Ahmad Al-Farahidi” (Poetry of Al-Khalil bin Ahmad Al-Farahidi), a collection and study.

      “Al-Huwiyyah Al-Wataniyyah li Al-Atfal fi Al-Madaris Al-Khassa”, (National Identity for Children in Private Schools).

      “Al-Anbar Al-Ashhab” (The Grey Amber), a Collection and Study.

      “Ataq Al-Khayl” (The Nobility of Horses).

      “Diwan Al-Sha'ir Hassan Al-Naama” (The Poetic Anthology of Poet Hassan Al-Naama).

      “Al-Mawadim Al-Shi'riyyah wa Al-Ansaq Al-Musiqiyyah fi Shi'r Hassan Al-Naama” (Poetic Themes and Musical Structures in the Poetry of Hassan Al-Naama).

      “Al-Shama'il Al-Nabawiyyah fi Al-Mada'ih Al-Qatariyyah” (The Prophetic Characteristics in Qatari Praise Poems).

      “Qira'at fi Qasidat Al-Nabi li Jamal Al-Mulla” (Readings in the Prophet's Poem by Jamal Al-Mulla).

      “Tamthilat Al-Mar'ah fi Shi'r Al-Sheikh Ali bin Saud Al Thani” (Representations of Women in the Poetry of Sheikh Ali bin Saud Al Thani).

    • Editorial Committee
      1. Prof. Bassam Musa Quttous, Modern Literary Criticism, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Yarmouk University, Jordan

        Email: quttous@yahoo.com

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6629-1459

        Bio: Professor Quttous currently holds the position of Professor of Modern Literary Criticism, Department of Graduate Studies, Yarmouk University. He previously worked as Head of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature, Yarmouk University, Jordan, and as Head of Arabic Language and Literature Department, Kuwait University, from 2002 to 2004. He also served as Deputy Dean of the College of Education in Salalah, College of Education, Oman, between 1995 and 1996.

        He published more than fifteen peer-reviewed scientific research papers and critical books, he also supervised numerous master’s and doctoral theses, and participated in several conferences in the Arab world.

      2. Prof. Khaled A. Qutb, Professor of Modern Philosophy, Department of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

        Email: kqutb@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8054-446X

        Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Khaled-Qutb

        LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khaled-qutb-0761b562

        Qatar University Page : http://qufaculty.qu.edu.qa/kqutb/home-2/

        Bio: Khaled Qutb is a Professor of the Philosophy of Science and Epistemology. He serves as a Philosophy Professor at Qatar University, and as an adjunct Professor at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. He previously worked as an Associate Professor at UAEU, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Department of Philosophy, from 2005 to 2010. He also worked as a visiting professor at the University of Bristol, Philosophy Department, in the United Kingdom. He contributed to teaching at various academic institutions in Egypt, including Cairo University, the Egyptian e-Learning University, and Fayoum University.

        Qutb has received numerous honors and awards in recognition of his contributions, including the College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University Exceptional Performance Award in 2020, the Scientific Excellence Award from Fayoum University, Egypt, in 2015, and recognition from the National Center for Translation, Egypt, on Translator's Day in 2012. He was awarded the Zakie Naguib Mahmoud Prize in the Philosophy of Science from Cairo University, Faculty of Arts, Egypt, in 2001. Qutb has translated several books into Arabic, including "Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science” (2023), "Critique of Black Reason: Blackness as the Aim for African Salvation" by Achille Mbembe (2023), "Postcolonialism: Africa and the Search for Plundered Identity" by Achille Mbembe (2022), "Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Science" by Martin Hollis (2021), and "the Professional Ethics: How to Be Fair in a Culturally Complex World" by Richard Rosen (2018). As an author, Qutb has written several books, including "Dialogue of Science and Philosophy: A New Approach to the Philosophy of Science" (2022), "Arab Scientific Mind: An Attempt to Rediscovery" (2019), "Philosophy of Arab Scientific Progress: Abd al-Hamid Sabra as a Pioneer" (2017), "The Humanization of Science: A New Essay in Scientific Rationality" (2018), and "Philosophy of Scientific Progress" (2018). Additionally, he has published over 50 peer-reviewed research papers in various scientific journals and is a member of several academic, professional, and scientific associations.

      3. Prof. Raed Ababneh, Professor of Public Policy, Department of International Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: ababneh@qy.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1365-8947

        SCOPUS ID: 56957103000

        Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/search/publication?q=raed+ababneh

        Bio: Professor Ababneh is a Professor of Public Policy at the Department of International Affairs at Qatar University. He holds a PhD in public policy and administration from Saint Louis University-USA, 2004. Ababneh has research interests in organization behavior and HRM in public sector by examining factors of leadership, teamwork, organization learning, disabled employees, and work violence. In addition, Ababneh is interested to examine the administrative perspective of public policy in developing countries. Ababneh has 20 years of teaching experience in public administration and public policy and human resources management areas.

      4. Prof. Rachid Bouziane, Professor of Linguistics, Arabic Language Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

        Email: rachid.bouziane@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID : https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6790-5224

        Bio: Professor Bouziane started his teaching career in 1986 as a lecturer in Mohammed V University (Rabat, Morocco). He spent the next 15 years as a linguistics Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor at Ibn Tufail University in Kenitra, Morocco. Later, he spent seven years in the postgraduate program at the Department of Syntax, Morphology and Philology at the Faculty of Arabic Language at Imam Muhammad bin Saud University in Riyadh. He joined Qatar University's Arabic Language and Literature Department in fall 2012, first as a professor for Undergraduate studies and then as a Postgraduate professor (Master's in Arabic Language and Literature/Language and Linguistics track).

        He obtained a doctorate degree in linguistics in 1989 with a thesis entitled “Semantic and logical investigations in Arabic linguistics and their global origins”. He obtained a state doctorate degree in linguistics in 1999 with a thesis entitled “Global origins and their applications in modern Western linguistic models – Generative-transformational frameworks as a model”.

        He has many publications and books in his field including “The Balance between Sibawayh and Chomsky - An Investigation into the Manifestations of Synonymy, Contrast, and Complementarity” (five parts) (1993), Al-Qarafi Publishing, Kingdom of Morocco. “Readings in Generative Linguistics - Towards a Comprehensive Balance between the Theories of Abdul Qaher Al-Jarjani and the Modern Linguistic Theories” (1999), Nadacom Publishing, Kingdom of Morocco. “Levels of Attachment in the Arabic Syntactic System” (2020), Cognitive Research (Recherches Cognitives), Issue 12, pp. 135-168.

        His research interests in recent years were related to the computational linguistics and automated processing of the Arabic language. He also participated in a number of research projects in this field.

      5. Prof. Abdelhamid Zahid, Professor of Linguistics, Arabic Language Department, College of Arts and Sciences - Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: azahid@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5254-8604

        Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Abdelhamid-Zahid

        Bio: Professor Zahid is currently a Professor of Arabic language at Qatar University-Doha, and formerly a professor of Arabic and English languages at Cadi Ayyad University, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences. He is a trilingual translator and interpreter (Arabic, English and French), and an expert lexicographer in the Doha Historical Dictionary project. He is a director of the Knowledge Integration and Translation Laboratory and Al-Kindi Center for Translation and Intercultural Dialogue. He is the editor in chief of both Bayt Al-Hikma Journal for Translation Studies and Arabic Phonetics Journal.

        He has a Master degree in Phonetics from Paris 7 University in France (1988), in Interpreting from London Metropolitan University (2021) and in Translation Studies from Durham University in the UK (2020), He is a holder of a PhD degree in Phonetics from Cadi Ayyad University- Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences- in Morocco (2004), and in Linguistics from Paris 7 University in France (1992).

        He has edited and written many books and articles in both languages (Arabic and English) in Linguistics, Phonetics and Translation among which Phonetics and Musicology: A Comparative Study (2010), Arabic Vowels: A Phonetic Study (2005), A Model for Metaphor Translation from English Literature into Arabic (2004), Sound in Rhetorical Studies: A Phonetic Study (2000).

        He has produced literary and scientific translations, namely: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (2007), Animal Farm by George Orwell (2022), and a book in terminology: Handbook of Terminology (2020).

        Personal blog : http://zahidabdelhamid.com/

      6. Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Shami, Professor of Broadcast and Digital Journalism, Mass Communication, College of Arts & Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: aalshami@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7707-5463

        Bio: Professor Al-Shami was a Fulbright visiting Scholar at the College of Mass Communication, Boston University in 2005. He also participated in several studies and programs of the United States Institute (SUSI) for Journalism and Media scholars, Ohio University, USA, in 2011. His research interests delve into new media and social change as well as digital media. He published more than 40 publications including book chapters and research papers in peer-reviewed journals. He held several academic and administrative roles at Sana'a University and Hodeidh University in Yemen, including dean, vice-dean, and chair of department.

        He is the editor and editorial board member of the Journal of Middle East Media (JMEM) - Arabic Edition, the Vice-President and Board member of the Arab U.S. Association of Communication Educators (AUSACE) since 2010, the founding member of the Arab European Association for Communication Professors and Researchers (AREACORE).

        Link to Profile : http://qufaculty.qu.edu.qa/aalshami/

      7. Prof. Abdelsalam Elsayed Hamed, Professor of Syntax, Philology & Prosody, Arabic Language Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University

        Email: abdulsalamh@qu.edu.qa

        Bio: Professor Hamed is a Professor of Arabic Language at the College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, since 2006. He holds a PhD in Syntax, Morphology & Prosody from the College of Dar Al Uloom, Cairo in 1998. Prior to joining Qatar University, he was a Faculty member at the Dar Al Uloom, Cairo University, and at the UAE University from 2002 to 2006. Among his most important books: On Arabic language and Linguistics: Foundations and Approaches (Amman, 2018). Meaning in theology, interpretation and ancient Arabic criticism: a semantic grammatical view (Annals of Arts and Social Sciences, Kuwait University, 2017). The form and semantics (Amman, 2016). Interpretation of poetry according to Ibn Jinni (Cairo, 2012). Prof. Dr. Saad Maslouh: Biography, Journey, and Research Dedicated (co-editing), Cairo, 2016. Grammatical Introductions (Cairo, 2000). He is a member of a number of different scientific organizations. He has many refereed scientific researches and articles published in numerous scientific and cultural journals, and he also has lectures and recorded contributions published on information network sites, in addition to his numerous efforts in judging promotions, research and scientific theses and supervising them. He participated in many scientific conferences in: Egypt, Qatar, UAE, Jordan, Algeria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, India and Ukraine.

      8. Prof. Abdullah Khamis Al-Kindi, Professor of Journalism and Electronic Publishing, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate Oman

        Email: kindik@squ.edu.om

        Bio: Professor Al-Kindi holds the position of Head of the Mass Communication Department since August 2020. Prior to that, from January 2011 to July 2017, he held the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. He received his Ph.D. in Journalism in 2000 from Reading University, United Kingdom. He obtained a master's degree in journalism in 1995 from Wales University-Cardiff, United Kingdom. Prior to that, he graduated with a BA in Journalism and Media in 1992 from Sultan Qaboos University. From 1990 to 1994, he worked as a part-time journalist for Al-Watan newspaper and supervised a number of specialized pages. He has published a number of studies and books, the most recent of which was a book entitled "The Omani Journalists Pioneers" in 2020, joint authorship issued by Riyadh Al Rayes Books and Publishing House. He edited and translated books in the fields of international media and Omani journalism, and he also published a number of refereed journals papers. He is a member of a number of national and international committees in the fields of media and culture fields, in addition to his work as a member of editorial boards. His research interests include covering wars, media and communication policies, and Omani journalism.

      9. Prof. Ali Al-Idrissi, Professor of Linguistics, English Literature and Linguistics Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: aidrissi@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2226-6016

        Scopus Author ID: 56691913100

        Bio:Professor Idrissi holds a PhD in Linguistics from the “Université du Quebec a Montreal”, in Canada. His research revolves around various aspects of the linguistic structure of Arabic language, including the issues of abstract phonological presentations, word structure and morphological units, lexical representation and lexical organization, morphosyntactic processing, word reading and word recognition. He relies on behavioral and neurophysiological data drawn from healthy and brain-damaged adults as well as from typically developing children. Given the diglossic nature of Arabic language, he is also interested in the architecture of diglossic grammar and how it shapes grammatical representations and language processing. His work has been published in various top-tier journals including Linguistics Inquiry, Brain and Language, Journal of Neurolinguistics, Cortex, and Frontiers in Psychology.

      10. Prof. Kaltham Jabr Al-Kuwari, Professor of Social Work, Social Sciences Department, College of Arts, Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: alkawarik@qu.edu.qa

        Bio: Professor Al-Kuwari, is a Qatari writer, poet, and academic, currently residing in Doha, Qatar. She holds the position of Associate Professor in the Social Work Program, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, and Visiting Professor, School of Social Work, Indiana University South Bend, United States of America. She obtained a master’s and doctorate in social- casework and the medical field and has many research and studies in this filed. She published many research papers in local and Arab social work journals as well as international scientific journals. She is also a reviewer in several Arab scientific journals. Prof Al-Kuwari possesses the skills and experience of teaching social work subjects. She received many medals and certificates of appreciation in the scientific and literary fields from Tunisia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United States.

      11. Prof. Mahjoob Zweiri, Professor of Contemporary Politics and History, Gulf Studies Center, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Qatar

        Email: mzweiri@qu.edu.qa

        ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5866-2096

        Research Gate : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mahjoob-Zweiri

        Scopus Author ID:0752240

        Bio: Professor Zweiri is the Director of Gulf Studies Center at Qatar University and a Professor in Contemporary Politics and History of the Middle East with focus on Iran and Gulf region at Qatar University. Since he joined Qatar University in 2010, he worked as an Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary History in the History Program, Department of Humanities and was the Head of the same Department between 2011 and 2016. Before joining Qatar University, Professor Zweiri was a senior researcher in Middle East Politics and Iran at the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan. From March 2003 until December 2006 he was a research fellow and then the director of the Centre for Iranian Studies in the Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Durham University. Professor Zweiri has more than 90 publications in the areas of Iran and Contemporary Middle East History and Politics, Gulf Studies, Social Sciences in the University of the future and the Artificial Intelligence and Social Sciences. In addition to Arabic, Professor Zweiri is fluent in Farsi and English. He has won four times the Qatar University Award for Distinguished Academic Contribution to the Media.


        Note: The sequence of the listed members is based on Arabic language alphabetical order.
      12. Editorial Management
        1. Maryam Sultan M J Al-Malki, Editorial Assistant, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Arabic Language, Qatar University, Qatar