About Us

Dr. Wadha AlZuair

Assistant Professor

Prior joining Rabdan Academy she taught Arabic language, Literary criticism, and women’s status in the Middle East at universities in Canada and Saudi Arabia.

AlZuair has been involving in the academic and the cultural circles in both Saudi Arabia and Canada by providing her knowledge and expertise in both Literature and culture in Gulf region and Women studies.

AlZuair did her PhD at McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies with option Gender and Women’s Studies. Her previous education spanned across several disciplines in several areas.

She was awarded the prize of the most standing dissertation 2022 at McGill University as well as the Completion Award 2022 –McGill University for her doctorate degree.


    • PhD degree McGill University, Canada.
    • Arabic Literature, Women and Gender Studies
    • Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Criticism – Imam Muhammed Bin Saud University, SA
    • GPA 4.8 out of 5: Excellent with First Class Honor
    • Bachelor degree in Arabic language - Imam Muhammed Bin Saud University, SA


    McGill University: Completion Award 2022

    McGill University: Most standing dissertation 2022-2023 

Teaching Areas

    Arabic Language for Natives

    Arabic Language as a second language

    Arabic Literature

    Gulf literature

    Gulf Women’s Writing – Saudi Women’s Writing

    Women’s Status in the Middle East

Research Interests

    Arabic Literature

    Arab Women’s Literature

    Gulf Women’s Literature

    Creative Expressions

    Linguistic features in non-creative expressions



    “Riyadh International Book Fair (2007-2013): Documentary” 2015


    “Saudi Poems in Arabic Critics’ Views” 2012

    “King Abdullah Al Saud’s Speech- Deliberative and stylistic Study” 2011

    “Production and Reception: How Do Saudi Male Critics Receive Saudi Women’s Literature”. Under process

    “The Turning Point of Saudi Women’s Poetry” Under Process

    “Writing About Gulf Women’s Expressions: Western Perspective” Under Process

Dr. Wadha AlZuair
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