Amal Essak

Amal Essak

Part Time Faculty

 163.1 Manoogian

Amal Essak

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

 Dr. Essak's research interests include:

  • Theories of applied linguistics and adults' (college students) second language acquisition.
  • Theories, regulations, and process of academic resettlement.
  • Resettlement and academic achievement among college students in the host country.


 Refugee College Students Acquiring Academic Literacy: An Exploration of How Their Views of Academic Literacy Impact The Process


  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction/Applied Linguistics, Wayne State University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, Wayne State University
  • Certified Secondary Business Education/K-12 ESL and Bilingual Teacher

Courses taught

 ARB 1010, Elementary Arabic I

ARB 1020, Elementary Arabic II

ARB 2010, Intermediate Arabic I

ED 5998, Field Studies