Researchers & Experts – Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology & Music

NoNameDesignationQualification(s)Areas of Specialization
1Associate Professor Dr Madhubala A/P Bava HarjiActing Dean, Faculty of Education, Languages, Psychology and Music.BA (Humanities with Education) with Hons. Major in English,
Mobile & Digital Learning, ESL Literacy Development & Parental Involvement, Innovative Teaching Approaches, TESL, Plagiarism, Critical Thinking, Communication, Assessment, Cyber Wellness and Postgraduate supervision
2Professor Dr Gurnam Kaur SidhuDeputy Dean (Research);
PhD (TESL & Edu. Management)
M.Ed. (TESL)
B.A. (Hons) English Literature
TESL, Literature, Teacher Education, Postgraduate Study & Supervision and Educational Management and Leadership.
3Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Md NorAssociate ProfessorEdD (University of Bristol, 2003) Management & Organisation
MEd (Hons) Educational Leadership
Cert.Ed (Sandakan Teachers College) English Language and Geography Studies
Leadership and management in educational institutions.
4Dr Kamalanathan M. RamakrishnanSenior LecturerPhD (Curruculum & Instruction)
Master in English as Second Language
BA (Hons) (Literature)
Diploma in Education (English)
5Dr Noryati Binti AliasSenior LecturerPhD (Management)
Master of Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Education
Bachelor of Science – Mathematics (Probability & Statistics)
Management, Educational Management & Leadership, Educational Policy, e-Learning, Research Methodology, Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education
6Dr Pang Jee ChingHead of Department (Undergraduate)
Senior Lecturer
PhD (Special Education)
M.A. in Special Needs
B.A. (Hons) Social Administration
Special and Inclusive Education, Self-Advocacy, Peer Mediation, Conflict Resolution, Employment for Learning and Developmental Disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum
7Dr Sazali Bin YusoffSenior LecturerPh.D. (Management & Leadership)
M.Sc. (Management Science)
B.Sc. (Hons) (Physics)
Diploma Science with Education (Physics)
Educational leadership and management
8Dr Syaza Hazirah Mohd HashimLecturerPhD (Education)
M. (Ed) Instructional Technology
B.(Ed) TESL (Honours)
Educational Technology Integration, Action/Teacher Research, Education of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
9Dr. Sathiamoorthy KannanSenior LecturerPhD (Management of Innovation)
M. Ed (Physics Education)
BSc (Hons) (Physics and Math)
Diploma in Education
Educational Leadership, Technology Leadership, Design Thinking, Management of Innovation, Leading Change and Innovation Curriculum Leadership, Leadership for Learning, Supervision and Instructional Leadership, Evaluation of Learning, Stress Management
10Dr. Yoon Sook JheeHead of Department (Postgraduate)PhD (Applied Linguistics)
Materials development, blended learning, pedagogy, language education, rural education, evaluation
11Professor Dr Nooreiny MaarofProfessorDoctor of Philosophy, Multilingual/Multicultural Education (TESL)
Master of Arts (TESOL)?
Bachelor of Arts (English)
Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language?, Multicultural/Multilingual Education 3?, Curriculum & Instruction?, Literacy and Testing/Evaluation in ESL/EFL
12Professor Dr Shameem Binti Mohamed Rafik Khan @ Shameem Rafik-GaleaProfessorPhD (Applied Linguistics & TESOL)
BA (Linguistics)
Teaching Certificate (English & History), Language Institute
Discourse studies; language use and acquisition; Language in Healthcare & management communication; TESOL; Languages for specific purposes and Multilingualism in the workplace
13Assistant Professor Dr Nor Azian Binti Md. NoorSenior LecturerPHD (Educational Psychology)
MSED (Curriculum and Instruction)
BA (Geography)
Post Graduate Diploma (Research Methods)
Learning styles, motivation, peer tutoring, children safety environment, children’s emotion.
14Associate Professor Dr Hafriza Binti BurhanudeenAssociate ProfessorPhD (Linguistics)
MA (Linguistics)
BA (English)
Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Language and Intercultural Communication, Language and Culture, Language and Power and Ideology, Diplomatic Communication, Language Attitudes, Language Choices and Sociology of Language
15Associate Professor Dr Mohamed Ismail Ahamad ShahAssociate ProfessorPh.D. (Educational Linguistics)
M.A. (Teaching English as a Second Language, TESL)
B.A. (Economics and Statistics)
Diploma in Education
Second Language Acquisition (SLA), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Psycholinguistics, Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language
16Associate Professor Dr Sheiladevi A/P SukumaranProgramme Leader (Master)PhD (Educational Management)
MSc (Science and Technology)
BSc (Hons) (Biotechnology)
STEM education, E-learning, Innovative Teaching Approaches, Change Management, Science and Technology, Methodological Research, and Postgraduate supervision.
17Associate Professor Dr. Ridzuan Bin HussinAssociate ProfessorPhD (Information Science)
M.Ed. (Education Technology)
B.Sc. (Hons) Fine Art (Graphic Design)
Dip. Mechanical
Multimedia in Art & Design education, Instructional design, Islamic Geometric Patterns, Printing Technology, Art History and Education.
18Datin Dr Ng Soo Boon, ChM, KMNSenior LecturerPhD in Education (Curriculum Development)
M.Ed. (Science Education)
B.Sc with Education. (Hons) Chemistry/Physics
Diploma on Montessori Method of Education for Pre Primary Schools
Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum Evaluation, Program Evaluation, STEM Education, Early Childhood Care and Education, Gender in STEM, Cognition in Education.
19Datin Prof. Dr. Mariani Binti Md NorProfessorPh.D (Psychology)
BSc Ed (Hons) Math & Bio
early childhood education, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, psychology: human development, psychology: child and adolescent development.
20Dr. Piriya SomasundramSenior LecturerPhDMathematics Education
21Prof.Dr.Geetha SubramaniamProfessorPhDEducational Management, Leadership & Entrepreneurship
22Dr. Fatimah Binti TambiSenior LecturerPhDSpecial Education
23Dr. Ena BhattacharyyaSenior LecturerPhD in Applied Linguistics (ESP)Applied Linguistics; Education; Higher Education; TESL
24AP Dr Nalini ArumugamSenior LecturerPhDPedagogy, Education, TESL
25AP Dr Ridzuan HussinSenior LecturerPhDMultimedia in Art & Design Education. Islamic Art. Graphic Design.
26Dr Lee Phaik GaikSenior LecturerPhDEducational Psychology
27Prof.Dr.Geetha SubramaniamProfessorPhDEducational Management, Leadership & Entrepreneurship
28Dr. Latha RavindranHead of Department (Languages)B.A. English Literature (Madras University)
M.A. English Literature (Madras University)
PhD (TESL) (University Malaya)
TESL, Teacher Professional Development, Curriculum Development, Psychology of Language Learning, English Language Policy, Pedagogy