Mr. Zouhair El Aouni is Fulbrighter at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He is preparing his PhD at Mohamed V University on “Islam and Democracy” under the supervision of Dr. Yamina El Kirat. Before joining Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Mr. El Aouni taught English and other content courses for seven years at various renowned Moroccan and American institutions such as Mohamed V University, Hassan II University, the American University of Leadership and the American Language Center. Mr. El Aouni is a certified ESL instructor who earned three teaching Cambridge University teaching certificates early in his teaching career. In addition, Mr. El Aouni’s interest in community service led him to co-found a local chapter of People to People International, as well as the Association of Moroccan Citizens.