Prof Dr. Ebtisam Ali Sadiq
Prof Dr. Ebtisam Ali Sadiq is a professor of English at King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She became the first Saudi woman professor in the field of English literature in 1997 and remained the only one in the kingdom for 15 years. She received her higher education in the USA (the Master at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; and the PhD at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan). Her research interests include two English Romantic poets, Keats andColeridge; two Victorian poets, Tennyson and Browning; Charlotte Bronte’s fiction and poetry; the American novelist Henry James; a contemporary American writer, Charles Baxter; Postcolonial Critical Theory and its application to World literature in English (a Saudi poet and Salman Rushdie). She supervised ten PhD and thirteen MA theses; examined twelve PhD and fifteen MA theses. She also participated in many international conferences in the UK, the USA and Canada.