Associate Teaching Professor
Office: Wingate 401
M.A., Hispano-American Linguistics and Dialectology, Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Bogota, Colombia
M.A., Arabic Language and Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington
Ph. D., Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, Indiana University, Bloomington
Certificate in Quranic Recitation, The Quran Institute, Cairo, Egypt
“The Phonological Structure of the Syllable in Arabic,” with Dr. Salman Al-Ani. American Journal of Arabic Studies, Vol. I, 973, pp. 37-49.
Arabic Proficiency Test, for College Level, with Dr. Raji Rammuny, et al. the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July, 1974.
“The Status of /Dhimmis/ under Islamic Law,” Muslim World League Journal, Vol. IV, No. 7 (May 1977), pp. 20-3; No. 8 (June 1977), pp.14-20; and No.10 (Aug. 1977), pp. 15-20.
“Women in Islam: Yesterday and Today.” In Islam in the Contemporary World, edited by Cyriac K Pullapilly, Notre Dame, Indiana: Crossroads Press, Nov. 1980.
ARB 111: Elementary Arabic I
ARB 112: Elementary Arabic II
ARB 153: Intermediate Arabic
ARB 213: Introduction to Arabic Literature
ARB 218: Basic Arabic Conversation
REL 286: Directed Readings in Arabic: The Quran
FYS 100: Egypt: Cradle of Civilization; Center of Arab-Muslim Culture