Kanar Shukr is a lecturer in the Department of Software & Informatics at the University of Salahaddin where she has been a faculty member since 2010. She completed her undergraduate studies in 2005 and MSc studies in 2009 at Salahaddin University.

Her research interests lie in the area of programming languages, ranging from theory to design to implementation. In recent years, she has focused on better techniques for Natural language Processing, Text Summarization, Data Mining. She has collaborated actively with researchers in several other disciplines of computer science, particularly optimization on NP problems, and programming teaching methods, she has served on roughly 8 researches and workshops.