G. Sakinah Abdur-Rashied


Assistant Professor​ of Foreign Languages

Email: gsakinah.abdur-rashied@jsums.edu

Phone: 601.979.2269

Office Location: Dollye Robinson Liberal Arts Building Room 441





Ed.D., Jackson State University, 1999

           Dissertation:  Foreign Language Students’ Beliefs about the Long- 

             Ranged Effects of Foreign Language Study

             Major Field: Early Childhood Education, Secondary Fields: Foreign

             Language Acquisition and Global Education

M.A.T. French, Jackson State University, 1984

             Major Areas: French language and Afro-French Literature

B.A.     French/Spanish, Jackson State University, 1971



Primary research interests are Second Language Acquisition, and the Languages and Comparative Literatures of Francophone West Africa, North Africa, and other African women writers.



Certification of Completion – 3 year Online Fusha Quranic Arabic (June, 2017)

Certificate Canvas Training, JSU (June 2017)



 Book Chapter:

2016. “Commodification of Women:  Reactions and Rebellions Viewed from Selected

Texts,” pp. 61-72.  Helen Chukwuma and Preselfannie McDaniels (eds.). In Meeting Points in African and Africana Women’s Literature.  Africa World Press.



            FR 101/102     Elementary French

            FR 201/202     Intermediate French

            FR 230 231     French Culture and Civilization

FR 322            Composition and Conversation

            FR 431            Advanced French Culture and Civilization

FR  313            Advanced French Grammar                         

FR  330            French Conversation

SP 101/102     Elementary Spanish

SP111/112      Elementary Spanish




Mississippi Foreign Language Association (MFLA)

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT)

Pi Lambda Theta, International Honor and Professional Association

Kappa Delta Pi, National Education Honor Society

Alpha Mu Gamma, National Foreign Language Honor Society