Khawlah Mitib Al-Takhayneh, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Al Ain Campus

+971 3 7024 912




Committed and passionate professional with over 8 years of academic experience in the domain of Sociology, particularly in the specialty of criminology, And more than 18 years in education in general. Act as a key member of a leadership team with aptitude to establish more knowledge and research of sociology and criminology to understand society and crimes, and engage with key internal and external stakeholders. Expert communicator with a good ability to synthesize complex information and translate comprehensive issues into detailed action plans. Have a strong passion for research and span research interests across the domain of sociology/criminology and higher education, tracing diverse conceptual and empirical developments to analyze societal and institutional changes in higher education. Possess competitive drive and entrepreneurial confidence to succeed in a highly demanding environment. 


Ph.D in Sociology/Criminology

Master's degree in Sociology/ Criminology

Associate Professor of Sociology of Criminology

Diploma in Statistical Analysis, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Digital University, from October 2021 to October 2022

Research Interests

Anomie, Social Policy, Terrorist Organizations, Risk Management and Assessment in Criminology, Social Mind Engineering, Social Development,

Quality assurance in education, Sustainable development

Selected Publications

البحوث والمنشورات

  • التخاينة، خولة (2013)." تحليل محتوى الشبكات المظلمة عبر الانترنت"،  دار الحامد للنشر والتوزيع ، ط1، عمان، الأردن.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2019). " توظيف التكنولوجيا في خدمة الإرهاب / مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي أنموذجاً". العدد (1)47، مجلة العلوم الاجتماعية ، الكويت .
  • التخاينة، خولة ، ايمان زيتون(2017)." دور السياسة الاجتماعية في الحد من ظاهرة الأنومي في المجتمعات العربية-دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة انموذجاً"، ورقة بحثية محكمة، المجلة الكندية للعلوم الاجتماعية ، انتاريو، كندا .
  • التخاينة، خولة. الشمالي، أروى. و نظر، مروى.(2022). مسلسلات الكرتون البوليسية بين التعلم والتوعية من الإنحراف والجريمة (دراسة مقارنة) . مجلة العلوم الشرطية والقانونية، أكاديمية العلوم الشرطية، المجلد 13، العدد 2.
  • التخاينة، خولة و أريام النيادي (2019). " أثر ساعات العمل الطويلة للأم العاملة على الجانبين الأكاديمي والإرشادي السلوكي للأبناء"من وجهة نظر الأمهات العاملات  في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة (منطقة العين)"، المركز الأول (جائزة البحوث والدراسات) الدورة الخامسة عشر 2018، مراكز التنمية الأسرية، الشارقة.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2019)." التنمر المدرسي من منظور علم النفس الاجتماعي "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة،  وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي،العدد 148 مارس.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2019)." الرعاية اللاحقة والحد من العود للجريمة "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة، وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي،العدد 156 نوفمبر.     
  • التخاينة، خولة (2020)." تحقيق صحفي " هل يضرب كورونا المرأة في المقتل" "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة، وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي،العدد 603 السنة 50 مارس 2021.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2021)." تحقيق صحفي " محو الأمية الإلكتروني لكبار السن "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة، وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2020)." تحقيق صحفي " هل يضرب كورونا المرأة في المقتل" "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة، وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي،العدد 603 السنة 50 مارس 2021.
  • التخاينة، خولة (2021)." تحقيق صحفي " محو الأمية الإلكتروني لكبار السن "، مقال منشور، مجلة 999،مجتمع الشرطة، وزارة الداخلية، أبو ظبي.
  • Al-tkhayneh, Khawlah, Nasr, Khaled, and Arhim, Mastour. (2022). Contemporary Urban Sociology, United Arab Emirates: Al Ain University, first edition.

  • Published book "The Methods of Terrorist Organizations on the Internet".
  •  book under preparation for teaching purposes in universities entitled "Cybercriminology"
  •  book under arbitration for the purposes of teaching at Al Ain University entitled "Social Change"
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M. (2019). On the Conflict of the End of History between Islamic Caliphate and Global Liberalism: From the Perspective of Thought and Public Opinion Leaders in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The Journal of Social Sciences Research، 5(4)، 899-911.
  • Al-Takhayneh، A. R. M.، AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، &Rahrouh، H. N. (2019). The Effect of the Gender and Culture of the IELTS Examiner on the Examinees’ Performance on the IELTS Speaking Test in the UAE Context. International Journal of Arabic-English Studies، 19(1)، 33-52.(Scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M. (2018). The Problem of Arabic Language Retreat as a Result of the Symbols of Cultural Globalization. The social sciences 13 (3)، medwell journals، Page No.: 568-583
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، Nser، K. (2019).EMIRATI WOMEN’S PERCEPTIONS OF POLYGAMY ACCORDING TO AGE، EMPLOYMENT، AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews 7 (5)، 911-916. (Scopus)
  • AL-ZOUBI، M. T.، & AL-TKHAYNEH، K. M. (2019). Employees' Perception of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its Effect on Job Satisfaction. Journal of Social Research & Policy، 10(1).(Scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، Kot، S.، &Shestak، V. (2019). Motivation and demotivation factors affecting productivity in public sector. Administrative Management Public، (33)، 77-102.(scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، Huda A. Alhajjaj، Abatah D. Daher (2020)."THE ROLE OF QUALITATIVE SOCIAL POLICIES IN ACHIEVING THE HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL INDICATORS OF BALANCE AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviewse 8 (2)، pp 352-363 (Scopus)
  • Zibin، A.، & Al-Tkhayneh، K. M. (2019). A sociolinguistic analysis of the use of English loanwords inflected with Arabic morphemes as slang in Amman، Jordan. International Journal of the Sociology of Language، 2019(260)، 155-175.(Scopus)
  • Mastur، R.، Al-Tkhaynehb، Kh. and Al-Shams، W. (2020). The Factors of Cyberbullying among the Basic Stage Students in the City of Al-Ain: A study on a Sample of Parents in The City of Al-Ain. International Journal of Innovation، Creativity and Change، 11(5). 10.13140/RG.2.2.31245.90084 (Scopus)
  • Abuhmaidan، Y. A.، AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، &Jabarah، M. T. A. (2020). Compatibility with University Life for Al Ain University Students in Light of a Number of Demographic Variables. Psychology and Education Journal، 57(8)، 682-696.
  • Alameri، M. M. B.، & AL-Tkhayneh، K. M. (2021). An Analysis of Ibn-Khaldun’s Theory in light of Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology، 10، 15-21.(Scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.(2021). Teachers’ Attitudes toward Remote Instruction during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the UAE. Ubiquitous Learning: An International Journal 14 (2): 21-32. doi:10.18848/1835-9795/CGP/v14i02/21-32.
  • Ellala، Z. K.، AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، & Abu-Attiyeh، J. H. (2021). Attitudes of Parents with (ADHD) towards the Most Prominent Challenges of Distance Learning in Light of the Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education، 13(2).(SCOPUS)
  • Urbański، M.، AL-Tkhayneh، K. M.، & Shamugia، Z. (2022). Foreign employment in enterprises–examples from countries with different cultures. Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues، 9(3)، 284-297.
  •  Mariusz Urbański، Khawlah M. AL-Tkhayneh، Zurabi Shamugia. (2021).IMMIGRANTS' WORK MANAGEMENT -THE COM- PARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN POLAND، UNITED KINGDOM، AND UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. International Journal of Entrepreneurship .25 ( 1939-4675)
  • AL-Tkhayneh، K. M، & AlKrisheh، M. (2022). Using General Strain Theory to Interpret Suicide in Arab Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social and Community Studies ، 17(2). (SCOPUS)
  • Ashour, S., Al-Tkhayneh, K.M., El Refae, G.A., Kaba, A.(2022).Factors Affecting Attitudes Toward the COVID-19 Vaccine: Empirical Evidence From the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Population and Social Studies, 2022, 30, pp. 764–777(SCOPUS)
  • M AL-Tkhayneh, K., K Ellala, Z., M Al-takayneh, F., & H Abu-Attiyeh, J. (2023). The Attitudes of Working Mothers Towards the Negative Aspects of Working for Long Periods of Time on Behavioral Counseling for Their Children. Information Sciences Letters12(1), 23. (scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh, K.M.Alhajjaj, H.A.Aboutaleb, A.H.(2022).University Students' Awareness of the 'Business Incubators' Concept and their Role in Advancing Socio-Economic Development, Journal of Curriculum and Teaching , 11(8), pp. 173–180. (scopus)
  • MS Alneyadi, MA Alkrisheh, N Alhajaya, KM Al-tkhayneh,(2022). The Crime of Electronic Blackmail in the Emirati Law,International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT), 1-6. (scopus)
  • AL-Tkhayneh,K.M. Alnuaimi,K.R. Al-takayneh, F.M.(2022). The Attitudes of Al Ain University Students to the Challenges of Distance Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic,
  • International Arab Conference on Information Technology (ACIT), 1-9. (scopus)



  • Participation in the tenth social service conference 2019
  • Second Dubai Conference of Social Sciences of the Canadian Journal of Social Sciences of Ontario 2017 
  • Participation in the conference (Inference of Crimes in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Forward-looking Vision)

  • The Second Virtual International Conference, The Dynamics of Social Life in the Time of the Corona Pandemic and Beyond Approaching Family Life, Education, and Sustainable Development / University of Sharjah 2022
  • The first conference in blended education / University of Jordan 2021

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer at the University of Tabuk - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2010-2012
  • Chairman of the Final Accreditation Committee for the Applied Sociology Program
  • Head of the Quality Assurance Committee for the three programs (Applied Sociology, Applied Psychology, and Special Education), 207-2019
  • Quality Assurance Representative for the Applied Sociology, 2017-2022
  • Member of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences Council, 2018-2019
  • Head of the Community Interaction Committee at the college level, 2019-2022
  • Member of the International Accreditation Committee CAPE/ Standard 5 /2021-2022
  • Member of the International Accreditation Committee CAPE/ Standard 4 /2020-2021
  • Member of the International Accreditation Committee CAPE/ Standard 5 /2018-2020
  • Ministry of Education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 2005-2017
  • Member of the Scientific Research and Conferences Committee at the college level, 2018-2019

Teaching Courses

  • Introduction to Applied Sociology
  • Applied Sociology Methodology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Applied Sociology Ethics
  • Family Sociology
  • Economic and political sociology
  • Tourism sociology
  • Sociology of the environment
  • Criminal Sociology
  • Sociology of juvenile delinquency
  • Social Practice Skills
  • Sociology of population
  • Drugs and Society
  • Social change
  • Social Policy
  • Seminar in Applied Sociology


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):




  • Association of Jordanian Academies 2019
  • Reviewer In (common ground publishing)
  • Reviewer In (Sage Open)