Nasr got his bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Aden in 2011. He was a Fulbright FLTA scholar at the State University of New York in 2012. Nasr graduated from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor with two master’s degrees, the first in Teaching and Learning from the School of Education in 2018 and the second in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language from the Department of Middle East Studies in 2020.
Nasr taught Arabic as a foreign language at SUNY Cobleskill, Middlebury Language Schools, the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and the University of Minnesota.
Besides Modern Standard Arabic language courses, Nasr taught Arabic debate skills, Arabic calligraphy, and Gulf and Yemeni dialect courses. In addition, Nasr designed the Yemeni dialect curriculum at Middlebury summer school.
Nasr’s research interests include the dialects of the Arabian Peninsula and Education as a Tool of Peace in conflict zones.
Nasr is a recipient of several awards, including the US Embassy in Yemen Access program award, The British Council Global (X)change award, the Fulbright FLTA program award, and the Telluride Association award.