Arabic Language Faculty

George Berg Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Professor Berg has served as a faculty advisor for the Arabic Club and faculty supervisor for visiting Fulbright student teaching assistants for the past two years. His teaching and research interests

  berg@american.edu

  (202) 885-2382

Rana Kateeb Professorial Lecturer CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Professor Kateeb, Arabic Language Instructor, has a BA in English for Specific Purposes and an MA in Applied Linguistic from Jordan University of Science and Technology. She has previously taught vari

  kateeb@american.edu

  (202) 885-6339

Erez Naaman Associate Professor & Department Chair, World Languages & Cultures CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Erez Naaman specializes in classical Arabic literature and culture. In addition, his research interests include the intellectual history of the premodern Islamic world. His scholarly work has focused

  naaman@american.edu

  (202) 885-2468

Jacques Nalabandian Professorial Lecturer CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Research Interests: Factors influencing the 19th Century Arab Literary Revivalism in the Levant; Ottoman influence on Arab culture and language (15th-19th centuries); Arabic morphology, syntax and pho

  jnalaban@american.edu

  (202) 885-3771

Abdelrahim Salih Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Professorial Lecturer Anthropologist and Arabic Linguist