Dr. Abdullah Al-Mahmud has over sixteen years of teaching, research, editing, and administration experience in Malaysia and Bangladesh. Over these years, he has taught various courses in English Language and Literature, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL/ELT to students from more than forty countries. Before joining ULAB, he was a Senior Lecturer of English and Education at MAHSA University Malaysia, an Assistant Professor of English at United International University Bangladesh, and an Adjunct English Lecturer at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). Abdullah has a PhD in ESL from Monash University and an MA in Applied Linguistics & ELT with a BA Honors in English Literature from the University of Dhaka. He has publications in high-impact indexed journals and international/national conference papers. His research interests include Applied Linguistics, TESOL/ELT, Critical Pedagogy, Comparative Linguistics, and Postcolonial Studies. Abdullah loves traveling, observing & reflecting, reading, and having meaningful interaction with students. As a multilingual pracademic himself, Abdullah promotes multilingualism and believes in a critical and comparative approach to education, language, and literature.