UCI School of Education
Osman Umarji

Osman Umarji

Ph.D. Student
School of Education

Email: oumarji@uci.edu


Biography

Osman Umarji is a doctoral student in the School of Education in the Learning, Cognition, and Development (LCD) specialization. Osman’s research interests include parental influences on child development, student motivation, and adolescent development.

He received his B.S in Electrical Engineering from UC Irvine and worked as a mobile communications systems engineer at Broadcom Corporation. He then traveled across the world to Cairo, Egypt to study Arabic and Islamic Studies at Al-Azhar University in the School of Islamic Law and Legal Sciences. He is a religious educator and educational consultant.

Osman is married and has two children who are the joy of his life. He enjoys playing basketball, hiking, and spending time with his family.