Associate Professor of Forensic Science Education & STEM Education and the Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Phoenicia University

Dr. Samarji is the Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Head of the Education Department at Phoenicia University, Lebanon. His expertise is in the areas of forensic science education, maths education, STEM education, and distance education.

In his ongoing research and continuous inquiry into forensic science education, Dr. Samarji pays particular attention towards generating deeper understandings about the ontology and epistemology of forensic science and employing such understandings in shaping effective curricular and pedagogical approaches for the learning and teaching of and training in forensic science and forensic medicine.

Dr. Samarji was appointed the Vice President of the Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV) between 2011 and 2015. He is currently an education consultant to a number of forensic science and forensic medicine associations and academies.


  • 2017–present
    Head of Education Department, Phoenicia University
  • 2019–present
    Assistant Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Phoenicia University
  • 2015–2018
    Honorary Fellow, Victoria University
  • 2015–2017
    Academic , Phoenicia University
  • 2011–2015
    Full Time (Tenure) Academic, Victoria University