Dr. Maher Bahloul holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Cornell University, New York, and an MA from the Sorbonne University, Paris. He taught courses in language, linguistics, translation, and TESOL in the United States and the Middle East. He participated in more than 60 international conferences and conducted workshops in various applied linguistics fields. His latest book with Carolyn Graham deals with the growing field of Learning through The Arts (LTTA), and focuses specifically on the use of film in education. Dr. Bahloul is Associate Professor at the American University of Sharjah.