Dean’s Personal Information:
Name: Amina Abubakar Bashir
Title(s): Professor of English Language (Sociolinguistics)/ Dean Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Amina Abubakar Bashir: B.A. English Language (1981), Graduate Certificate in Education (1981), M.Ed. Curriculum Studies (1985), Ph.D. Sociolinguistics (1997), Head, Department of English, University of Maiduguri (2010), Head Department of English, Federal University Dutse (2013-2015), Director, Centre For Gender Studies, Federal University Dutse (2015 to date) and Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Federal University Dutse (2016 to date), Visiting Professor, Bayero University Kano (2014), Usmanu Danfodio University Sokoto (2014 to 2016), Police Academy, Wudil (2016 to 2017) and Yobe State University (2017 to date).
She is an effective teaching professional with extensive experience with students from different backgrounds. She has 35 years of teaching and research at the university level. She has written 3 books and 40 journal articles in the fields of Sociolinguistics, Composition Writing, and Applied linguistics. Prof. Amina Abubakar Bashir has supervised over 150 undergraduates, 10 postgraduates, (4 Ph.D. and 7 M.A.) She has been at one time or the other either Editor-in-Chief or on the Editorial Board of: Dutse Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kafin Hausa Journal of Humanities, Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Aliyu Mohammed, Department of Maiduguri Seminar Series, University of Maiduguri Journal of Women Studies and Yobe State Journal of Arts. Prof. Amina Bashir has served on various university and national committees. She is patron or member of different professional, occupational and social organizations, the apex of which is the Nigerian Academy of Letters.
She is enthusiastic to learn and undertake new challenges.