Intercultural Leadership Workshop

I gave this afternoon a workshop on Intercultural Leadership for students at the American University in Dubai. This activity was part of their Leadership Training Program. Intercultural Leadership has become a must for our institutions and companies' development and success. It's time to think of leadership in terms of a combination IQ-EQ-InterCQ instead of alpha-male/female... Continue Reading →


Encounters with the UAE Cultural Heritage

Since arriving in the United Arab Emirates two years ago, I have witnessed the lightning urban growth, experienced luxury at its finest, and have been amazed by the postmodern and futuristic architecture and the successful diversity management system of numerous glocal (global-local) identities and lifestyles. However, as a university professor and scholar in Middle Eastern... Continue Reading →

An Interreligious Tour in Abu Dhabi

AUD students enrolled in the MEST 350 Religions of the Middle East visited three churches and a mosque in Abu Dhabi with Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The first stop was at the Saint Andrew’s Center, an Anglican compound with more than 40 Christian worshipping groups,... Continue Reading →

Collaborative Learning in a University Classroom

Dr. Pamela Chrabieh shares her methods used in her series of workshops and class activities Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern studies at AUD has a different approach to teaching. She focuses on Collaborative Learning, and explains below, how she applies it in her classes, including Islamic Art and Architecture, Religions of the... Continue Reading →

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