Dr. Ahmad Samarji is currently the Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Head of Education Department at Phoenicia University, Lebanon. Dr. Samarji’s PhD thesis has been cited as the first worldwide dissertation on forensic science education (Foggo, 2011; Larkin, 2017).
In his ongoing research and continuous inquiry into forensic science education, Dr. Samarji pays particular attention towards generating understandings about the ontology and epistemology of forensic science and employing such understandings in shaping effective curricular and pedagogical approaches for the teaching and learning of forensic science and forensic medicine. Dr. Samarji also pays particular attention towards promoting the generic skills of forensic science practitioners, particularly critical thinking, communication skills (including ICT), problem solving, lifelong learning, and IAISK.
In a global and digital world, Dr. Samarji works on approaching forensic science education and training from both an internationalized and digital lens.
Dr. Samarji has served as a board member in a number of international organizations in the areas of forensic science and forensic medical education, mathematics education, and ICT in education.