Dr. Sim Barhoum

Sim Barhoum is an Associate Professor of English and Education at San Diego Mesa College, where he also serves as the Writing Center Coordinator. Professor Barhoum earned his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Community College/Postsecondary Education from San Diego State University. He has taught a wide range of higher education courses from pre-transfer and basic skills to transfer and graduate-level in a variety of teaching formats, from traditional courses, to hybrid and online education. He teaches, trains, and runs the education of over 150 tutors in a variety of San Diego Mesa College’s outlets, including Disabled Student Services, Veteran’s Center, and local San Diego high schools. Professor Barhoum’s research focuses on developmental pathways, barriers to underserved students, and best practices in helping students succeed in and out of the classroom.