Carl Sharif El-Tobgui
The NEJS Department welcomes Professor Carl Sharif El-Tobgui this fall as Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies, and Director of the Arabic Language Program.
Professor El-Tobgui is completing his Ph.D. in Islamic Studies at McGill University, specializing in Islamic Thought and Islamic Law and Legal Theory. He has been teaching Arabic language courses at Harvard University since 2004, and before that, at both McGill University and Middlebury College. He is the first Islamic Studies student in McGill's Institute of Islamic Studies to receive a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).