Ph.D. in Literary Criticism, Department of Arabic Studies, University of Exeter, UK, 1984.
Member of the Scientific Council of King Abdulaziz University.*
Vice Dean of Arts and Humanities College for one period.*
Head of the Department of Arabic Language for two terms.*
Member of the College Council for six years.*
Member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.*
Member of the Board of Directors of the literary Club in Jeddah for two years.*
Member and Chairman of several committees.