Received Sylff fellowship in 2007.
SLI2018: "Bruised Bodies and Wounded Souls: Violence Against Women in Jordan"
Current affiliation: Assistant Professor of English Literature and Postcolonial Studies, Arab Open University
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives: Won a few academic awards including: The Outstanding Dissertation award (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2017) The IUP Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2011)
Tayseer Abu Odeh is a writer and translator from Jordan. He recently received his PhD degree in English Literature and Criticism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include Orientalism, Late Style, Comparative Literature, Exile, Identity Politics, Women Studies and Islamic modernism. Abu Odeh’s most recent research papers are “The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Exile and Counterpoint in Farah’s Maps”, and “The Intellectual Resistance of Yusuf Al-Ani”. Abu Odeh is a recipient of a few prestigious academic and research awards including: the Outstanding Dissertation Award (Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2017), the IUP Foundation Doctoral Fellowship (University of Indiana of Pennsylvania 2011), a Sylff Fellows Mobility Program grant by which he was a visiting scholar at the University of California, San- Diego, The Global Leadership Institute, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, 2009. Abu Odeh is also working currently on a forum titled "Bruised Bodies and Wounded Souls: Violence Against Women in Jordan".