Professor Hussein Soliman is currently working at the School of Social Work at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He has worked as a visiting professor at Qatar University, Imam Mohamed bin Saud University, and United Arab Emirates University. He worked as an expert with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) developing and implementing a training program for the relief workers in Jordan, West bank, Gaza, Syria, and Lebanon. Professor Soliman worked as an expert with the United Nations Developing Program (UNDP) in Syria. Between 1998 and 2001 professor worked as an expert with the National Center for Criminology and Social Research in Cairo setting a training program for professionals for drug prevention and education program. He charred the Disaster and Traumatic Stress Symposium of the Council on Social Work Education. Professor Soliman’s main research interest involves disaster and mass traumatic stress. He has published research articles in various topics including service and support to patients with AIDS and ESRD. His research addressed the social, psychological and cultural impacts of natural and man-made disasters. This includes plane crash in Manama, sinking of Alsalam Fairy, Hurricane Katrina and flooding of the Mississippi river. Other topic included refugees, tourism marriage and its impact on young girls in Egypt, adjustment of Saudi children to parental divorce, school violence and safety, vulnerability of children to sexual harassment and cultural and tradition influence on family decision for young daughters FGM in Egypt.
Prof. Hussein Hassan research interests are in service program evaluation included: the drug prevention and training program and training program for social workers in refugee camps.