People

Degrees:  
 - Ed.D. in Education in the Pedagogy of Teaching and Learning English and Second Language Acquisition, Tennessee State University
 - M.A. in Higher Education Administration and Supervision, Tennessee State University
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Dr. Heba Elkhateeb is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the English Department’s Writing Program at Rutgers University where she taught writing courses that include Expository Writing, Basic Composition, English Academic Discourse, and Principles of Literary Study Poetry. She currently teaches graduate writing, communication, and teaching assistant pedagogical courses at the Graduate English Language Learners Program in the Rutgers English Language Institute. Her research and academic interests include pedagogy of teaching and learning English and foreign languages, comparative linguistics, teacher pedagogical training and supervision. Prior to Rutgers, Dr. Elkhateeb taught in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. As a Professor of English with multilingual experience, she pioneered a unique comparative and analytical pedagogy in teaching advanced Arabic to graduate students which aims to uncover the linguistic and cultural connections—building on her students’ linguistic competence and facilitating their learning with insightful trans-lingual and multicultural perspectives.

Before her appointment at Princeton, she founded the Arabic program at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She taught all levels of Arabic to undergraduate and graduate students in the Religious Studies Department and the Divinity School of Vanderbilt. She also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the College of Education at Tennessee State University including methods of teaching English, foundation of education, and multicultural education courses. She supervised graduate student teachers seeking certification in English in the department of teaching and learning at Tennessee State University. Dr. Elkhateeb did her post Doctorate research and training at Princeton University and Vanderbilt University. She holds an Ed.D. in Education in the Pedagogy of Teaching and Learning English and Second Language Acquisition, and a M.A. in Higher Education Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University.