Dr. Tabassum Rashid
P.O. Box 3468, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 21478 ▪ (00966) 507910651 ▪ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1986-1989 Ph. D (Psychology) A.M.U., Aligarh, India
1983-1986 M. Phil (Psychology) A.M.U., Aligarh, India
1980-1982 M.A. (Psychology) (1st Position Holder & Gold Medalist) A.M.U., Aligarh,
1976-1979 B.A. (Psychology) (1st Division) University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India
Oct. 2009- to date Associate Professor, Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Aug 2015- Aug 2016 Visiting Professor/ Scholar, QC, CUNY, USA
Jan. 2001- Sept.2009 * Associate Professor (Reader), AMU, India
May 1992 - Jan. 2001 Assistant Professor (Senior Lecturer/Lecturer), AMU, India
March 1990 - May 1992 Case Analyst, Department of Business Administration, AMU, India
Oct. 1988 – Jan. 1990 Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Women’s College, AMU, India
Sept. 2002 – Dec. 2007 Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, Effat
College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
*(promotion granted from back date in accordance with eligibility criteria)
University Teaching Experience: 29 Years
Research Experience: 30+ Years
Experience of Guiding Research: Supervised Ph D Theses; Graduate &
Undergraduate Research Projects
Courses Taught in Programs: B.A /B. Sc /M. A / M.B.A /M.T.A
Courses Taught at Undergraduate & Graduate Levels
Child Clinical Psychology
Contemporary Trends in
Cross Cultural Psychology
Educational & Administrative
Industrial & Organizational
Intro to Psychology
Learning & Individual Differences
Mental Health Psychology
Organizational Behavior (OB)
Organizational Development (OD)
Psychological Assessment &
Psychological Counseling for
Psychology & Community Issues
Psychology of Leadership &
Psychology of Special Groups
Research Methods in Psychology
Theories of Human Development
Training (Internships) in
Counseling/ Clinical / I/O
Supervised Undergraduate &
Graduate Capstone Researches
Guided/supervised several doctoral
International Research Projects
Worked in collaboration with a team of psychologists from three continents headed by
Prof. Vladimir Taksic Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Rijeka,
Croatia on an international research project related to the “Cross-Cultural Validation of
Emotional Intelligence Construct and an Emotional Competency Scale.”
Collaborated on a multinational research project involving researchers from 73
countries (a total of 22,610 participants in 93 samples were used in the study), to further
explore the concept and the psychometric properties of a psychological test for
measuring ‘Gelotophobia’ in different cultures and nationalities. Gelotophobia is a
relatively new personality construct related to Social Phobia. The project was headed by
Prof Willibald Ruch & Dr. Rene Proyer of the Department of Psychology, Personality
Assessment, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Completed a research project “Translation, Adaptation & Validation of Situational
Judgment Tests (SJT) of Emotional Intelligence in Saudi Arabian Cultural Milieu”. The
paper was presented in a peer-reviewed international conference, and the research
paper for publication is under process.
At present working on an international collaborative research project “Predictive Power
of Personality, Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Certain Non-Cognitive Factors in
Explaining the Students’ Academic Success, Psychological Wellbeing, and Deviant
Work Behaviour during & beyond College Years: A Cross Cultural Exploration”.
Working on another research project titled “Towards a Taxonomy of Arabic Personality
Descriptors: An Indigenous Approach to Personality Assessment with reference to the
Saudi Arabian cultural milieu”.
Awarded two research grants by Research & Consultancy Institute (RCI) of Effat
University in 2012. The following interdisciplinary /collaborative research projects
were successfully completed, and the research findings were presented in the
international peer-reviewed conferences during the academic year 2012-13; one of the
project related research papers has been published in the Scopus Indexed journal.
The ownership, usage, and perception of Information and Communication
Technologies (ICTs) among Faculty, Students, and Staff of Effat University.
Evaluating the effects of SKY&P- a breathing and meditation intervention- on levels of
BP, oxygen saturation, PF, and Positive Affect and Negative Affect among the
borderline essential hypertension patients.
Scientific Session Chair in International Conferences
Chaired a Scientific Session “Management of Emotions at Work” during the 18th
European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology Congress (EAWOP2017),
held at the University College of Dublin (UCD), Ireland, May 17-20, 2017.
Invited to chair a scientific session in the European Association for Research on
Learning and Instruction SIG1: Assessment & Evaluation Conference, held at Ludwig
University of Munich (LMU), Germany in 2016.
Invited to Chair a Session in the International Higher Education Teaching & Learning
Conference (HETL 2015), Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, USA, January 20-22,
Chaired a Scientific Session “ICT Skills and Competencies among Teachers” in the 7th
International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2013),
Valencia, Spain, March, 2013.
Invited Expert Sessions/ Seminars/ Workshops
“Personality, Emotional Intelligence (EI), and Student Success: A Cogent Connection”
presented the Sabbatical Project related research findings to Effat university faculty on
November 23, 2016, in a Seminar organized by the Research & Consultancy Institute
(RCI), Effat University.
“Personality & Emotional Intelligence: The Predictors of Students Success during & beyond the
College Years: Preliminary Research Findings”, presented to the faculty at QC, City
University of New York (CUNY), USA, on May 10, 2016.
Invited lecture “Emotional Intelligence & Social Work: The Twain Shall Meet…Signification
and Incorporation of the Emotional Intelligence in Social Work Practice”, presented at the New
York University (NYU), USA, on May 23, 2016.
“Can Personality, Emotional Intelligence, and other ‘Non-Cognitive’ Factors contribute to
Students' Academic Achievement and Psychological Well-being: A Cross-cultural Exploration”,
presented to the faculty, staff and students at Effat University, on January 27, 2016.
Invited to present a specialized workshop “Measurement Issues in Emotions and Emotional
Intelligence Research: An Update” in the 5th International Congress of Emotional
Intelligence (ICEI) held from September 17-19, 2015 at the University of Buenos Aires,
Co-presented an Expert Session “Methods of assessment of emotional intelligence: choices,
challenges and recommendations” in the 4th International Congress of Emotional
Intelligence (ICEI) held from September 8-10, 2013 in NY, USA.
Presented a specialized workshop “Measurement Issues in Emotions and Emotional
Intelligence Research” in the 4th International Congress of Emotional Intelligence (ICEI)
held from September 8-10, 2013 at New York University, NY, USA.
Research Presentations in International Conferences/
A. On Emotional Intelligence:
“The Relative Contributions of Personality, Emotional Intelligence, and Cognitive
Ability to College Success Matrices” (co-researcher) paper presented in the 6th
International Congress of Emotional Intelligence (ICEI), July 17-19, 2017 held at the
University of Porto, Portugal.
“Emotional Intelligence and Personality: Predictors of Psychological Well-being and
Workplace Deviance - A Pilot Study”, presented in the 18th