Born in 1955 in Kirkuk. Attended Kurdistan Highschool-Kirkuk in Kirkuk. Did bachelor degree in Arts-English, University of Mosul-Iraq in 1983. I did my MA in International Relations, University of Guelph-Canada. And in 1993, I did my PhD in Middle East studies, University of Toronto-Canada. In 2001, I did the second Bachelor degree in Ontario College of Education, University of Toronto-Canada. I have taught in the University of Ryerson in Canada and University of Toronto. I taught also at International Islamic University in Malaysia. Since 2011, I have been teaching in Kurdistan in Universities of Salahadin, Soran, Jihan, UKH. I have been also a visiting lecturer since 2015 at the Middle East Institute, Sakarya University-Turkey.