- Degree: MA
- Specialization: Popular Culture
After completing his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of South Florida as well as his Master's of Arts in Popular Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, Talib spent a year teaching ESL in China.
This sparked his interest in teaching ESL. He has since taught in Algeria, Morocco, Turkey, the US and Oman. He enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with his wife and two children. His area of specialization in Communication was culture and community. His Master's thesis was about the Carnivalesque in professional wrestling.