Lecturer in Arabic
Departments/ProgramsNear Eastern and Judaic Studies
DegreesBoston University, M.A.
University of Central Florida, B.A.
Brandeis University, A.B.D.
ExpertiseModern Middle East, and cultural History; the birth of the Lebanese national idea; the role of language in the development of modern Lebanese nationalism.
ProfileTeaches Modern Standard and Literary Arabic, and Levantine. His research interests include the rise of linguistically -based Arab Nationalism, and the "Creolization" and "Pidginization" of the Arabic language.
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