Faizah Sari, Ph.D. facilitates Business Mathematics students in their work-integrated learning experience – the co-operative education program (co-op) – with employers in the industry. The structured nature of the co-op program in the Business Mathematics curriculum helps students expand various skills highly sought for in the job market. Dept. of Business Mathematics considers 30% student skill sets in the study program should focus on refining communication, interpersonal, and language skills to bolster employability upon graduation. She encourages Math students in the study program to gain more insights on professional communication and practice using English as international language as much as possible throughout the course of the study.
Dr. Sari has over twenty years of experience combined in academia in Indonesia and Taiwan, as well as the USA, where she earned her doctorate at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. Her current research interests include cross-cultural communication, academic writing, and educational management. She is the author of a number of publications and the reviewer and language editor of several accredited Indonesian academic journal.
Dr. Sari has been the recipient of academic grants from a range of institutions, the winner of teaching and writing awards, and the chair of Linguistic Society of Indonesia (Masyarakat Linguistik Indonesia) in 2011- 2014. She is a former scholar of American Field Service (AFS) Year Program and Japan Airlines (JAL) Summer Program. She enjoys teaching, reading, hiking, working on projects, and helping students to learn. Currently, she also assists in various national higher education projects, including workshops and writing clinics for Indonesian researchers to be able to publish internationally.
- Ph.D., English, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, U.S.A., 2007
- M.A., Gender Studies, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, U.S.A., 2002
- B.A., Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia, 1996
- 2014 ASC Award First Runner-Up. The Ary Suta Center Paper Competition for Leadership, Strategy, and Critical Thinking, Indonesia.
- 2013 The 5th Outstanding University Lecturer in Kopertis Wilayah III, Indonesia.
- 2011-2014 Chair of Linguistic Society of Indonesia.
- 2009-2013 Recipient of multiple grants from The Indonesian Directorate General for Higher Education, the Ministry of Education, Indonesia.
- 2009 Winner, Best Research Paper, International Congress of Linguistic Society of Indonesia.
- 2005 Winner, Best Paper, Essay Contest on Practical Ideas to Fight Hunger in West Alabama, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
- 2001-2007 Recipient of various scholarships and grants at The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, including Buford Boone Fellowship, Emerson R. Loomis Endowed Scholarship, Jacobs Fund, Miriam Austin Locke Fund, The Capstone International Student Award Scholarship, The Southeastern Women’s Studies Association (SEWSA) Conference Grant for Graduate Student, The Miles Graduate Scholarship Award, and Tuscaloosa International Friends Award.
- Sari, F. (2019). Industry-Higher Education Collaboration for Graduate Employability. The Ary Suta Center Series on Strategic Management, Jul 2019, Vol. 46. 137-149.
- Sari, F. (2019). Toward Sustainable Industry Connection for Co-¬operative Education: Reinventing Work-¬Integrated Learning in Indonesian Universities. The Ary Suta Center Series Special Issue, 2019.
- Sari, F. (2018). Critical Thinking and Literacy at the Crossroads: A Reality Check for Indonesian Writers. The Ary Suta Center Series Special Issue, 2018. ISSN 1979-7001.
- Sari, F. (2017). Exploring Methodological Issues in Linguistic Research. The Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Linguistics. Padang: Andalas University, 117-¬124. ISBN 978‐ 602‐60613‐3‐1.
- Sari, F. (2017). Best Practice in Thinking and Implementing Ecologically: A Turnaround Strategy For Indonesian Tourism. The Ary Suta Center Series on Strategic Management, Vol. 36, January 2017. ISSN 1979-¬7001.
- Sari, F. (2015). Pengelolaan Data Digital dalam Rangkaian Metodologi Penelitian Linguistik. Linguistik Indonesia, 33(2). 197-¬200. ISSN 0215-¬4846.