PhD in Comparative and Feminist Literature, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Formerly: Visiting Fellow, Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, with interests in gender in Saudi Arabia and Arab women's literature; Assistant Professor, Prince Muhammad Bin Fahad University, Saudi Arabia. Creator, Saudi Amber blog, about and for women in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region. Contributor: various Arab media publications; Patriarchy in The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros (2010); Global Viewpoints (2010). Author, The Discourse of Resistance in Saudi Women's Fiction (to be published in 2014).