English Department Chair

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.