Born and raised in Amman, Juman Dairanieh graduated from the University of Jordan with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. After completing her internship at the King Hussein Cancer Center, where she worked in the pediatric ward of the Psychosocial Unit, Ms. Dairanieh spent nearly two years working in the fields of sustainable development and social work at the Columbia Global Centers - Middle East in Amman.
In September 2013, Ms. Dairanieh left Amman for the United Kingdom to pursue a master’s degree in developmental psychopathology at Durham University. During that year, she developed special research interests in conduct disorder, callous-unemotional traits, and empathy and emotion recognition in childhood and adolescence.
Ms. Dairanieh joined King’s Academy in 2015 as a school counselor. The following year she joined the Department of History and Social Studies to teach AP Psychology, and in 2017 began teaching Adolescent Psychology as an elective. In 2018, Ms. Dairanieh became a senior school counselor and advising coordinator.