Meet the Chair
Ms. Hanadi I. Soudah-Younan is the Chairperson of the English Department at Bethlehem University. She earned her Masters of Arts in English from Brigham Young University, Utah. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature from SUNY at Stony Brook, New York. She is a full-time member of the English Department. Her primary interests are in the teaching of English and World literature, critical theory, and research that focuses on identity. She presented a number of papers on the issue of Palestinian identity at local and international conferences and forums. She is an active member in a number of women, social, religious and educational institutions, associations and societies. She served as the National President of the YWCA of Palestine. She is a board member of Al-Liq’a Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land and the Helen Keller School for special education. Ms. Younan is an alumna of Bethlehem University, class of 1986.