Ayman Abu-Shomar (PhD) is Assistant Professor of English in The University of Jordan /Aqaba. Previous to this, he taught in Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia King Saud University, Warwick University (UK), Hashemite University (Jordan), and extensively in Saudi Arabia. His principal research interests are Contemporary literary and cultural studies, post-colonialism and dialogism. He has a particular interest in issues pertaining to literatures of Diaspora, Critical Spaces of Diaspora and Intercultural studies. His papers on postcolonial criticism have been published in several local and international journals. He has also participated in different international conferences including UK, USA, Turkey, Jordan, UAE, Malaysia and Sweden. Recently, he participated as keynote speaker in Tunisia. Abu-Shomar is also an editor in chief for the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies. Ayman Abu-Shomar has an extensive experience in teaching various topics in cultural and literary studies, applied linguistics and academic and research skills for both undergraduate and graduate students. He also supervised MA and PhD students in literary and cultural criticism.