Dr. Yousef Awad obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester, UK, in 2011.
Since then, he has been working as assistant professor at the University of
Jordan. Dr. Awad has published a monograph on Arab writers in diaspora titled The
Arab Atlantic. He also published a number of articles that explore a range
of themes like cultural translation, identity and multiculturalism in the works
of Arab writers in diaspora. Recently, Dr. Awad has started a project that
focuses on the appropriation of Shakespeare by Arab writers in diaspora.