Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Dr Daniel Stuart Wilbur, Dean

Ph.D. Purdue University West Lafayette, 2008 Organizational Communication, M.A. Purdue University West Lafayette, 1999 Organizational Communication, B.A. Purdue University West Lafayette, 1996 Organizational Communication, Organizational Leadership and Supervision.

Expertise: Chair of the Faculty Senate, Secretary of the Faculty Senate, Chancellor Representative:     Intercollegiate Athletics Advisory Committee, Course Director: Communication114, Chair: Faculty Senate Student Affairs Committee, Chair: College of Humanities, Education & Social Sciences Council, Faculty Coordinator: PNW Theatre Company, Faculty Coordinator: Purdue Northwest Public Speaking Contest, Faculty Advisor: National Communication Association Honors Society, Faculty Advisor: Spotlight Theatre Guild Student Organization

Email: daniel.stuart@bayancollege.net

Dr Lina Ibrahim, HOD, English Studies

PhD Comparative Literature, Jawaharlal University Delhi. Master of Arts in English Literature, JNU, Delhi. B.A. English Literature, Tishreen University, Syria

Expertise: Post Colonialism in Literature, Modern Novel, Classical Literature.

Email: lina@bayancollege.net

Mr. Samuel Mundua, Lecturer , Head of Media Studies Department

Master of Arts in Public Relations and Media Management (MA. PR&MM), Cavendish University. Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Management (B.A. PRM) Ndejje University Uganda. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communications (DIP J&M) UMCAT – School of Journalism and Mass Communication Uganda.

Expertise: Public Relations Management, Strategic Media Management, Media Studies, International Communication and Comparative Media Systems.

E-mail: samuel@bayancollege.net

Mr. Haneesh Kumar, HoD, Foundation Program

Master of Arts in English Literature, Calicut University, India. B.A. English Literature, Calicut University, India. Bachelors in Education, MG University, India. CELTA, University of Cambridge ESoL

Expertise: British Literature, ESP, IELTS Training.

E-mail: haneesh@bayancollege.net

Ms. G. Rejni Jeffrey, Head of Quality Assurance

Master of Philosophy in Aquaculture from M.S. University, India,  Master Science in Marine Biology & Oceanography from Annamalai University, India,  Master of Arts  in Linguistics from Annamalai University,  Bachelor of Education in English & Natural Science from Annamalai University, International TESOL certification.

Expertise: General Biology, QA Survey Analysis, General English. 

Email: rejni@bayancollege.net

Dr. Anna Lucia Scopaz, Quality Assurance Specialist

PhD, 1997, Deakin University (Anthropology),   Bachelor of Arts (Honours), (Anthropology) 1993,        Deakin University,  Bachelor of Arts, 1992, Deakin University.


Self employed as international higher education consultant, Oman Academic Accreditation Authority, Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency, Deakin University – School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Deakin University – Research Services Division, Deakin University – Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University – DeakinPrime (Deakin’s corporate education arm), Deakin University – Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Deakin University – Faculty of Arts
Email: qas@bayancollege.net

Dr. Alvin B. Abainza, Quality Assurance

A senior higher education consultant and quality assurance specialist with over 21 years of experience (Philippines, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman).

Bachelor of Arts degree Major in Political Science Minor in English, Master of Arts in Public Administration, Bachelor of Laws, and Ph.D. in Public Administration, Post- Graduate Ambassadorial Scholarship (RI) in Brazil (2006). Doctor of Business Administration (Academics Completed) and PhD in Development Education (Academics Completed). SAP (IT Solution on Enterprise Resource Planning) Edinburgh University Manchester in Scotland, Survey Research Methodology – University of Michigan’s Institute of Survey Research  and Project Management Qatar University.


Curriculum Development, Program Accreditation,  Public Administration, Quality Assurance Auditing, Legal and Policy Development and Writing, Survey Research and Instrument Development. Operations Manual Writing and Preparation, Business Development and Strategic Planning. Member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE).

Email: alvin@bayancollege.net

Mrs Kavitha Sumesh Kumar, Head of Academic Advising Centre/ Media Studies

Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism (MCJ) from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. B.Sc. Visual Communication (Electronic Media) from Bharathiar University, India.

Expertise: Academic Advising , Print Journalism, Broadcast Media, Public Relations, Advertising, Media Management, New Media, Graphic Design and Film Studies. 7 years of experience in Media industry.

E-mail: kavitha@bayancollege.net

Ms. Thuraya Al Zadjali, Head of  the Deanship Office

Bachelor degree in Networking

Expertise: Networking, 5 year’s experience at Qatar airways’ call center, high experience in the Communication and the official correspondence, Report Preparation, managing of the meetings and offices, high Computer skills.

E-mail: deanship@bayancollege.net

Ms. Richa Shinde, Executive Secretary  to Chairman of Executive Board

Engineering Graduate (BE) and MBA from Pune University, India.

Expertise: Proficient in Managing Organic Business Growth, Mergers & Acquisitions. Overseeing allocation of financial resources, and managing budgets. A strategist, policy maker and an implementer.

E-mail: ex.secretary@bayancollege.net

Mr. Vigy Varughese, Director of Finance and Administration

Master Degree in Commerce, Mahatha Ghandi University India

Expertise: 24 Year of Experience in Accounts and Finance

 E-mail: vigy.varughese@bayancollege.net

Mr. Hamza Juma,  Head of Career & Industry Engagement Services Office.

GFP, in M.S.T – US, Missouri

BA of Business Administration from Missouri

Expertise: Nawras , MUC as IT supporter.

E-mail: hamza@bayancollege.net

Mr.  Juma Mohammed  Al Kaabi, Head of Human Resource Department

Higher Diploma in Business Administration

 Expertise: Public Relations

Email: juma.mohammed@bayancollege.net

Mr. Atta Kadhum Kraidi Al Addily, Asst Head, Admission and Registration Department

BSc (Hons) in Networking from Majan University College (University of Bedfordshire, UK) Muscat Oman.

 Marketing Management, training and coaching, Advertising and Publishing, Graphic Design, Networking Environment, Websites Designing and Programming

Email: admission@bayancollege.net

Dr. Nader Samy Fahim Asst.Professor, English Studies Department 

Ph. D. American Literature Assiut University, Egypt: A Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, U. S. A., Master in English Literature, Assiut University, Egypt & B. A. of English language and Literature, Assiut University, Egypt.

Expertise: 19th. c. American Novel, Modern English Novel, and Classical Literature.

E-mail: nader@bayancollege.net

Dr. Fadhil M. Kadhim,  Asst. Professor, Media Studies Department 

PhD in Mass Communication from the University of Baghdad, MA in Journalism from the University of Baghdad.

Expertise: Journalism, Research in Media and Communication, Research and Studies in Media Cities.

Email: fadhil@bayancollege.net

Dr. Maiya Al Habsi,  , Media Studies Department 

PHD Mass Communication from Leicester University, Postgraduate Diploma in Arabic language-SQU, Bachelors Degree in Arabic Language – SQU

Expertise: 13 Years Media Department Director at MOHE , 2 years in Ministry of Information at in the Documentary Film department manager at Oman TV, 5 years  Newsreader , programs presenter and producer in Oman TV. Arabic Language Teacher in Ministry of Education .

Dr. Abhishek K Singh ,  Media  Studies Department

PhD (Mass Communication), M.Phil.(Mass Communication), MA (Mass Communication &Journalism) PG Diploma in HRM, AD Diploma in Animation & Multimedia

Expertise : Advanced Photography and Electronic Media, Culture and Society.

E-mail: abhishek@bayancollege.net

Dr.Thomas Mirosh, Lecturer, English Studies Department

PhD Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, University of Arkansas, USA; MA English Literature, University of North Dakota, USA; BA Philosophy, Mahatma Gandhi University, India.

Expertise: Postcolonial Literature, British Literature, World Literature, Criticism and Theory, Composition and Rhetoric

Email: thomas@bayancollege.net

Dr. Geethu Anne Mathew,  Lecturer, Foundation Program

Ph.D. in Linguistics, Bharathiar University India. Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Kerala India. Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, M.G University India. TESOL, Trinity College of London.

Expertise: Semiotics, English Language Teaching, IELTS Training

E-mail:  geethu@bayancollege.net

Mr. Badis Saleh Gharbi, Lecturer, English Studies Department

PGCert. In Higher Education Professional practice, Coventry University, UK (2012), B.A in ESL, English literature, British and American civilization, Linguistics. University of Tunisia (2000), Intensive English Studies, University of Portsmouth, UK (1998)

Expertise: 19 years experience in teaching English for primary, secondary and tertiary education; Oral communication skills and academic listening skills; Blended learning; Computer assisted language learning (CALL)

Email:  badis@bayancollege.net

Ms. Wafa AlNummani, Asst. Lecturer, English Studies Department

Master in Arabic/English Translation Studies – University of Leeds, UK.

Bachelor in English Professional writing – Bayan College.

Email:  wafa.alnuumani@bayancollege.net

Ms Vartika Tandon Menon, Lecturer , Media Studies Department

MSC in Mass Communication, Core Specialization in Advertising.Christ University, Bangalore , India. Advance Diploma in Graphic Design ( Present) , Arena Multimedia , Dubai, UAE

Expertise : Advertising , Public Relations , Corporate Communications, Graphic Design ( Adobe Collection)

Email : vartika@bayancollege.net

Ms. Melanie Marian Crasta, Asst. Lecturer, Media Studies Department

Masters in Mass Communication (MA) with specialization in Advertising and Journalism from Mahatma Gandhi University, Meghalaya, Degree in Broadcasting (BA) from Bayan College, Affiliated with Purdue University Northwest – USA, Oman, Grade School Education completed from Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir, Oman

Expertise : Editing for both written articles and video, Documentary direction and  Promotional video making, Magazine design and editing.

Email : melanie@bayancollege.net

Ms. Anetta Szabo, Asst. Lecturer, Media Studies Department

Bachelor and Masters of Arts from Moholy-Nagy University of Arts and Design, Budapest, Hungary (with studies extended at L’École Boulle, Paris, France)

City &  Guilds Pitman English Language Qualification – ESOL certification

Expertise : Visual Communication, Advertisement and Communicational Design, Graphic Design, Adobe software

Email : anetta@bayancollege.net

Mr. Daniel Jebakumar, Lecturer/Studio Specialist, Media Studies Department

Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Media Technology, Karunya University, India

Master of Science in Cinematography and Post Production, University of Greenwich, UK

DANTE Level 2 certified by Audinate.

Expertise : Audio Production, Sound Design, Cinematography, Post Production.

Email : studio@bayancollege.net

Mr. Bahulayan Madhu Govind, Lecturer , English Studies Department

IELTS Band 8, British Council, CELTA, Cambridge University,

B.Ed, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi,M.A English Literature, Kerala University,B.A English Language and Literature, Kerala University.

Expertise: Shakespearean Plays, Romantic Poetry, Creative writing

E-mail: govind@bayancollege.net

Ms. Nirmala Shettey , English Studies Department

CELTA , (Cambridge University)

Masters in English Language and Literature, Nagarjuna University, AP. Bachelors in English language and literature, Nagarjuna University. AP. B.Ed in English (Annamalai University).

Expertise: Teaching English Language Skills, English Literature, Teaching EFL and IELTS Training.

Email: nirmala@bayancollege.net

Dr. Mohammed Quamruddin Ansari, Asst. Professor, General Foundation program

PhD in Applied Linguistics, MA in English, MA in Vernacular, Bachelor of Education in English, Diploma in English Language Teaching, Institute of English, Calcutta. CELTA, Cambridge University. Certificate in Teaching IELTS: Train the Trainer, British Council, Oman. IC3, Certiport. Aptech Computer Course, Zee Education, Diploma in Journalism.

Expertise: Learner-centered teaching, Learner autonomy, Motivational strategies, Teachers as co-learners, TALL, Frequent presenter at national and international conferences, and a writer.

Email: dr.ansari@bayancollege.net

Mr. Hamid Hamdan, General Foundation program

BA in English University of Khrtoum  1986 . MA in Applied Linguistics 2014 University of AL Nalain Sudan . Diploma in TESOL UK 2006 . IC3 computer certificate 2011.

Expertise: 29 years experience in teaching English as a second Language.
Email: hamid@bayancollege.net

Ms. Madhumathi H U. IT Lecturer  , GFP

M.Tech in Computer Networking & Engineering from Vishveshvaraya  Technological University, India. B. E in Computer Science and Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka, India.

Expertise: Computer Networking , Data & communication networks.

Email:  madhu@bayancollege.net

Mr Waleed Al Atbi , General Foundation Program 

B.A in English Education and Literature Rustaq College of Applied Sciences, CELTA ,

Expertise: 8 Years experience Ministry of Education (English teacher)

Email: waleed@bayancollege.net

Mr Qasim Al Kaifeen- Math Lecturer , GFP 

Master Curricula and Methods of teaching Mathematics from Muatah University,

Degree Mathematics and Computer Science , SQU

Expertise: 3 Years in Al Zahra College, 7 Years in human resource development department – the Directorate General Education in Governorate of North East- Ministry of Education

Email: Qasim@bayancollege.net

Ms. Amani   Al Siyabi , Officer , Human Resource Department 

BA in Human Resource Management, Higher Education of Technology , Muscat

 Expertise: HR Management

Email: amani.mubarak@bayancollege.net

Ms. Shahama Al Araimi, Accountant

Bachelor in Accountancy,  Mazoon College

Expertise: 9 Year of Experience in Accounts and Finance at Bayan College.

E-mail: accounts@bayancollege.net

Ms. Nahid Al Risi, Student Affairs               

BA Journalism, Bayan College. Diploma Journalism, Bayan college.

Expertise: Analyzing  case studies, graphic design, writing

 E-mail: nahid@bayancollege.net

Mr. Mohammed Said Elian, Head of Marketing and Public Relations              

Bachelor of Physical Education Specialization Sports Administration

Expertise: Physical Education Teacher, Coach at Mazoon College, Marketing Officer at Mazoon College

 E-mail: pr.marketing@bayancollege.net

Mr. Ather Mehmood, IT Specialist

BS in Telecommunication and Networking from Superior University, Pakistan. Cisco Certified Network Associate and MCITP Certified.

Expertise: LAN, MAN Configurations, Network Development and Maintenance, Troubleshooting.

E-mail: ather@bayancollege.net

Mohammed Rashid Said Al-Hinai, Head of Admission and Registration Department

BA in English Literature, Mazoon College, Muscat

Email: mohammed@bayancollege.net

Ms. Zainab Al Amri, Admission & Registration Clerk

BA in Human Resource Management, Higher Education of Technology , Muscat

Expertise: Management

E-mail: zainab.alamri@bayancollege.net

Mr. Mulham Mansoor Khalifa Al Siyabi, PRO

General Foundation Programme, Military Technology College, IELTS, Higher Education of Technology , Muscat

Expertise: Public Relations, liaising.

Email: mulham@bayancollege.net

Ms. Jihan Sulaiman Saif Al-Udhubi, Student Counselor

BA in psychology, Mazoon College , Muscat

Expertise: Offering Counseling and guidance for the students.

Email: counseling@bayancollege.net

Mr. Ammar Yasir Alzadjali, Librarian

Diploma of Information Technology, Almosanaa College of Technology.

Expertise:IT Helpdesk Omantel, Oman Computer Services company training.

Email: librarian@bayancollege.net

Mr. Mohammed Khair Al Balushi, Security Guard

Expertise:  23  years of experience in Military Service

Mr. Said Shinan Nasser Al Harrasi, Security Guard

Expertise:  31  years of experience at the Royal Army of Oman