Dr Nina Maadad

Dr Nina Maadad
Senior Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Arts

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Dr Nina Maadad

Research Interests

Education, Language in Culture and Society, Language, Communication and Culture, Migrant Cultural Studies, Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies


Year Citation
2016 Maadad, N. & White, B. (2016). Supporting EAL/D students through "The Writing Project". Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, 16, 2, 6-23.
2016 Maadad, N. & Rodwell, G. (2016). Whose history and who is denied? Politics and the History Curriculum in Lebanon and Australia. The International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 15, 4, 86-99.
2015 Maadad, N. (2015). Towards sustainable language and literacy practices for teacher learning in a secondary context: a focus on writing. Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, 15, 2, 20-37.
2015 Hilal, K., Scott, S. & Maadad, N. (2015). The political, socio-economic and sociocultural impacts of the King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) on Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Higher Education, 4, 1, 254-267.
2013 Maadad, N. (2013). International academics and their impact on students' expectations of study progress in Australian Universities. International Journal of the Humanities, 9, 12, 99-114.
2013 Tsianikas, M. & Maadad, N. (2013). Modern Greek in Australia: A study of the current situation and future perspectives. Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), 2013, Special issue, 362-406.
2013 Al Hamdany, H., Picard, M., Maadad, N. & Darmawan, I. (2013). Spoken register and Iraqi students in an English for academic purposes program. The International Journal of Literacies, 19, 3, 89-110.
2013 Maadad, N. (2013). Crossing Boundaries: Greek Textual and Cultural Landscapes. N. Maadad, M. Tsianikas, G. Couvalis & M. Palaktsoglou (Eds.). Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), -.
2012 Maadad, N. (2012). Need or greed: Young people's financial support expectations and cross-cultural differences. Sosiohumanika: Junal Pendidikan Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan, 5, 1, 1-20.
2011 Misso, V. & Maadad, N. (2011). The english language and cultural appropriateness. Sosiohumanika: Junal Pendidikan Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan, 4, 2, 111-128.
2011 Maadad, N. (2011). Cultural Experiences of International Academic Staff in South Australian Universities. Journal of the World Universities Forum, 4, 2, 57-68.
2010 Maadad, N. & Nallaya,, S. (2010). Research and psychological experiences of international postgraduate students. Journal of the World Universities Forum, 3, 2, 57-70.
2007 Maadad, N. (2007). Social acceptance as a key to successful integration. Political Crossroads, 14, 1, 75-84.


Year Citation
2016 Maadad, N. & Rodwell, G. (2016). Schooling and Education in Lebanon: Syrian and Syrian Palestinian Refugees Inside and Outside the Camps. Bern: Peter Lang.
2014 M. Tight & N. Maadad (Eds.) (2014). Academic Mobility (International Perspectives on Higher Education Research). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
2011 M. Tsianikas, N. Maadad, G. Couvalis & M. Palaktsoglou (Eds.) (2011). Greek research in Australia: Proceedings the 9th biennial international conference of Greek studies. Adelaide: Department of Language Studies, Modern Greek, Flinders Univesity.
2009 Maadad, N. (2009). Adaptation of Arab immigrants to Australia. Adelaide, South Australia: Shannon Research Press.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2014 Maadad, N. (2014). Global academics moving down under: living and learning a new academic culture. In N. Maadad & M. Tight (Eds.), Academic mobility (pp. 137-151). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing.
2014 Maadad, N. & Tight, M. (2014). Editorial introduction. In N. Maadad & M. Tight (Eds.), Academic Mobility (pp. 1-7). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd..
2013 Maadad, N. (2013). Lebanon: post-civil war implications for schools. In S. Clarke & T. O'Donoghue (Eds.), School level leadership in post-conflict societies: the importance of context (pp. 127-144). United Kingdom: Routledge.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2014 Maadad, N. & Thomas, J. (2014). Learning the Arabic language in Australia’s Arab communities: Perspective of young Arabic-speaking Australians on informal and formal opportunities. Colloquium 2013: Policies, Practices and Research in University Language and Culture Programs. Australian National University, Canberra.
2011 Al Hamdany, H., Picard, M. & Maadad, N. (2011). Exploration of perceptions and applications of spoken register at a South Australian university in relation to Iraqi students. Multiculturalism: Perspectives from Australia, Canada and China. Sydney.
2010 Maadad, N. & Melkoumian, N. (2010). Workplace experiences of international academic staff in South Australian universities. Migrant Security. Queensland.
2008 Maadad, N. (2008). The language of peace and understanding not racism in multicultural Australia. 4R's International Conference. Sydney.
2007 Maadad, N. (2007). Social acceptance as a key to successful integration. Access, Inclusion and SuccessMuslim Students at Australian Universities National Conference. Sydney, Australia.
2007 Maadad, N. & Nallaya, S. (2007). Professional English language development for teachers (PELDT). The Asia TEFL International conference. Bernard Spolsky (Ed.) Malaysia.
Senior Lecturer
8313 3604
North Terrace
Nexus 10 Tower - Marjoribanks Wing
Room Number
8 07
Org Unit
School of Education