Robert Beshara has embraced transdisciplinarity during his career as both a fine artist and an academic. He has also celebrated diversity throughout his life, having Egyptian and Polish roots, and now being an American citizen.
Beshara has lived across the United States, in the East Coast and the Midwest, and currently he lives in the South.
Although, his major in high school was Math, he ended up taking refuge in the humanities and social sciences.
He was awarded a BA in Theatre, with a minor in Music, in 2007 from the American University in Cairo (AUC) and an MFA in Independent Film and Digital Imaging in 2012 from Governors State University (GSU).
In 2012, he moved from Chicago to Carrollton to pursue a PhD in Consciousness and Society at the University of West Georgia (UWG).
He was a Graduate Assistant at GSU from 2009 â€" 2011, where he mainly worked as a Media Lab Assistant and occasionally as a Teaching Assistant.
In 2012, Beshara had a film in competition at the Dubai International Film Festival.
At UWG, he was a Graduate Research Assistant from 2012 â€" 2013, and has been and still is a Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor) from 2013.
He has published a few research papers on cinema and transpersonal topics. His particular research interest is Internet Addiction.
Courses and Sections
- PSYC-1030 (Personal Relationships)