Ms. Ryan Cate-Gibson

Instructor, Intensive Language & Culture Program


Stephanie Ryan Cate-Gibson, M.A., Doctoral Studies, Political Science University of Innsbruck Austria, is a U.S. Scholar from North Carolina who spent most of the early 2000’s in the Middle East doing fieldwork and teaching at different universities across the Arabian Peninsula. Ryan has conducted numerous projects in Oman with both the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Media and Information. In addition, she worked closely with Kingdom Schools and Prince Mohamed University during their early development in Saudi Arabia. She is presently working on a project with colleagues from the Department of Education at the Freie University of Bolzano in Italy and the Netherlands. Her current research includes socio-political and cultural studies involving performative social science projects related to language, gender, family, migration, the Arab Diaspora and the technological impacts on cultural identity formation and language.

Ms. Ryan Cate-Gibson's Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., (in-progress)
  • M.A., English, North Carolina Central University, 2004
  • B.A., International Relations-Foreign Affairs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Certificate Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Certificate, American Sign Language 1+2 in Deaf Studies
  • T.E.S.O.L. International
  • Society for Cross Cultural Research
  • American Anthropological Association