About Us

Dr. Ann-Marie Simmonds

Assistant Professor

Ann-Marie Simmonds holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics from Purdue University, a Masters in English - Linguistics concentration - from Texas Tech University, and a Bachelors in English Literature from Northern Caribbean University. Before joining Rabdan, she was a faculty member at the American University in Dubai, Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina and Northern Caribbean University, Jamaica.

She worked as a reviewer for the Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cankaya University and facilitated writing workshops. She has also presented at academic conferences around the world including France, the United Kingdom, Jamaica and the United States.


    •   Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics - Purdue University,

    •   MA in English - Linguistics concentration - Texas Tech University

    •   BA in English Literature - Northern Caribbean University

Teaching Areas

    •   Academic Writing/English Composition

    •   English Literature

    •   English Language

Research Interests

    •   Caribbean music

    •   Caribbean literature

    •   Gender representation in Caribbean music and literature

    •   Political discourse in music


    Ann-Marie Simmonds. “The Complexities of Carnival Identities in Earl Lovelace’s The Dragon Can’t Dance.” Cankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 13.1 (June 2019): 39-50. 

Dr. Ann-Marie Simmonds
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