Abdul Ali is a literary artist, educator, and arts administrator. He joins the MSAC staff as
Program Director of Arts & Entertainment Districts and County Arts Development. Previously, Abdul was program coordinator at CCBC where he oversaw arts and humanities programming at the Community College of Baltimore County. Mr. Ali has held distinguished teaching appointments at a number of colleges and universities including Johns Hopkins University.
He has worked in the nonprofit sector for 15 years, in various capacities including
programming, communications, and development. A graduate of American University where he received an M.F.A in Creative Writing. Abdul has published in dozens of literary journals, newspapers, and magazines. When Ali is not working, he enjoys binge watching HGTV shows, reading, and doing outdoorsy things.