Mamdouh El-Nady, M.A., MBA, Ed.D.

Mamdouh El-Nady, M.A., MBA, Ed.D.

Mamdouh El-Nady has been teaching online; at American Military University since 2013, courses such as the Arabic Language, Arab-Israeli Conflict Contemp. Politics & Dipl., Capstone Middle Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern Culture, and Seminar in Middle East Politics and Security.  He served as a subject matter expert and senior adviser in culture and foreign for U.S. Army. He is a Linguist & Annotator for the Center for Computational Learning Systems, Columbia University, a Certified Language Tester for ACTFL, and a Scholarly Reviewer for Annals Foreign Languages Journal. He served as a consultant for Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Supreme Education Council of Qatar and served as a Director of Languages and Regional Studies at Middle East Institute. He taught in many universities and institutes include University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, and the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) where he served as a Distinguished Professor and Chair of Arabic Studies.

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty -Online, School of Security and Global Studies, American Military University, 2013- Present
  • Subject Matter Expert (MENA) and Senior Advisor of Culture and Foreign Language, U.S. Army, 2010-2013

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Ed.D. in International and Multicultural Education (Foreign Culture and Language Education) – Minor: Educational Computing, University of San Francisco, 2000
  • MBA in International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, 1983
  • M.A. in Foreign Language Education, Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) 1982
  • Graduate Certification in Teaching Foreign Language, Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education, MIIS, 1995
  • TRADOC Certified Train-the-Trainer (Cross-Cultural Communication), United States Army Training and Doctrine, 2012

Scholarly Activity

Book Co-Author

  • S. Army – Operationalizing Culture in Relation to Intelligence Functions: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (2014-02-07).

Journal Articles

  • The Role of the New Culture and Foreign Language program at USAACE,” Aviation Tactics Newsletter, February 2012, pp. 11–14
  • “Drama as Teaching Technique in the Foreign Language Classroom,” Dialog on Language Instruction, 2000, Vol. 14 (1 & 2), pp. 41–48
  • Teaching Culture through Language Analysis,” Dialog on Language Instruction, 1994, Vol. 10 (1), pp. 69–73.