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

Dr. Samarji is the 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 and medical education, math education, STEAM education, distance education, internationalization of the curriculum, and educational leadership.

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. Currently, he is an education consultant to a number of 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