Dr. Sharon Waller joined the American University of Ras Al Khaimah in March 2015 where she is currently Assistant Professor in Education. She served as a public school teacher and an educational diagnostician for thirteen years before coming to the United Arab Emirates. She has served as the founding manager of the Office of Counseling, Testing, and Disability Services, an institutional effectiveness coordinator, and chair of the Student Success Committee. Dr. Waller obtained her bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, her graduate degree from the University of North Texas, and her Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University. She is a strong proponent of digital learning and an advocate for the empowerment of diverse learners.