Dr Ghanim Jasim M. Samarrai is the Head of the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Sharjah and Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation
Dr Samarrai is the author of A Critical Reading of the Browningesque Legacy in Modern American Poetry and Western Impact on Modern Arabic Poetry. He has also edited and translated books on a varied topics.
Dr Samarrai has been the Managing Editor of the University of Sharjah Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences and Vice-president of the Amman-based APETAU (Association of Professors of English and Translation at Arab Universities) since 2003. He is also a co-author of Synthesis, an international literary journal published in India.
He is also a member of numerous international literary associations.