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    Dr. Tabassum Rashid P.O. Box 3468, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 21478 ▪ (00966) 507910651 ▪ Email: trashid@effatuniversity.edu.sa

    Educational Qualification

    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

    Professional Experience

    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


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    Courses Taught at Undergraduate & Graduate Levels

     Abnormal Psychology

     Child Clinical Psychology

     Contemporary Trends in


     Corporate Psychology

     Counseling Psychology

     Cross Cultural Psychology

     Developmental Psychology

     Educational & Administrative


     Family Psychology

     Forensic Psychology

     Industrial & Organizational


     Intro to Psychology

     Learning & Individual Differences

     Mental Health Psychology

     Organizational Behavior (OB)

     Organizational Development (OD)

     Personality Psychology

     Population Sociology

     Psychological Assessment &


     Psychological Counseling for


     Psychology & Community Issues

     Psychology of Leadership &


     Psychology of Special Groups

     Research Methods in Psychology

     Social Psychology

     Social Work

     Theories of Human Development

     Therapeutic Psychology

     Training (Internships) in

    Counseling/ Clinical / I/O


     Supervised Undergraduate &

    Graduate Capstone Researches

     Guided/supervised several doctoral

    students’ theses

    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

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    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”.

    Research Grants

     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.

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    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