Prof. Badran is a poet, critic and professor of literary critique at Egypt’s Janoub Al Wadi University. His academic career spans universities in Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Brunei as well as other countries in the Arab World. He also serves as a visiting professor to the universities of Bonn and Bochum in Germany.
Prof. Badran has supervised dissertations for masters and doctorate degrees and published numerous books and research notes on poetry, narrative, and orientalism in both Arabic and German. He has also participated in numerous international events and conferences in been featured in many literary radio and TV programmes.