Dr. Mohammed Albakry

Professor

Dr. Mohammed Albakry
615-494-8658
Room #363 (Yellow Hall), Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 70, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Global Expertise

Countries and/or Territories of Expertise

    Languages Spoken

      Areas of Global Specialization

        Degree Information

        • PHD, Northern Arizona University (2005)
        • MA, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (2001)
        • MA, Alexandria University (1995)
        • BA, Alexandria University (1994)

        Areas of Expertise

        • Applied Linguistics
        • Discourse Analysis
        • English for Academic Purposes
        • Language Teaching and Learning
        • Translation Studies
        • English as a Global Language

        Biography

        Dr. Mohammed Albakry is Professor of English and Applied Linguistics at Middle Tennessee State University. His research in language studies is interdisciplinary and often takes up the intersection between discourse and society, language and education, and translation theory and practice. A recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from MTSU Foundation, he teaches linguistics and language education courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He has taught and lectured&nbs...

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        Dr. Mohammed Albakry is Professor of English and Applied Linguistics at Middle Tennessee State University. His research in language studies is interdisciplinary and often takes up the intersection between discourse and society, language and education, and translation theory and practice. A recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from MTSU Foundation, he teaches linguistics and language education courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He has taught and lectured extensively at universities in North Africa and East Asia, and his work has garnered grants and fellowships from different foundations including Fulbright, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and The University of Connecticut’s Humanities Institute. He is the editor of "Translation and the Intersection of Texts, Contexts, and Politics" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), and co-editor of "Tahrir Tales: Plays from the Egyptian Revolution" (Seagull Books/ University of Chicago Press, 2016)His other publications include numerous articles in such refereed journals as World Englishes, English World-Wide, Educational Theory, Language & Literature, and Text & Talk, among others. He serves on the review and advisory panels of many professional organizations & journals and co-hosts "On Translation,a podcast dedicated to the discussion of current issues in translation, from the classical past to the global present.

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        Publications

        Recent Publications  

        Francois, J., Albakry, M. (2021). Effect of formulaic sequences on fluency of English learners in standardized speaking tests. Language Learning & Technology, 25 (2), 26-41.    

        Nelson, T. S., & Albakry, M. (2021). Building a corpus-based interdisciplinary vocabulary model in university reading support courses. Journal of College Reading and Learning51(1), 17-33. &nbs...

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        Recent Publications  

        Francois, J., Albakry, M. (2021). Effect of formulaic sequences on fluency of English learners in standardized speaking tests. Language Learning & Technology, 25 (2), 26-41.    

        Nelson, T. S., & Albakry, M. (2021). Building a corpus-based interdisciplinary vocabulary model in university reading support courses. Journal of College Reading and Learning51(1), 17-33.  

        Albakry, M. (2020). Beyond assimilation and othering: Theater translation and the translator’s agency (pp. 270-282), in Routledge Handbook of Arabic Translation. Taylor & Francis. London and NY.

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