Dr. Saouma BouJaoude - Lebanon
Excellence in Education - 2010
Dr. Saouma BouJaoude is a Professor of Science Education at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He obtained his BS from AUB and his PhD in Education in Curriculum and Instruction - with an emphasis on science education, research, and training - from the University of Cincinnati.He taught in several countries before becoming Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, as well as the Director of the Science and Math Education Center at AUB. BouJaoude is a member of many educational and professional committees and works as an advisor and consultant throughout the Middle East. He has published numerous articles, reports and books and is the recipient of several international research grants.In 2008 he received the Academy of Science for the Developing World-Arab Regional Office prize for the development of educational material and school science curricula.