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 and Department Associate Chair, World Languages & Cultures CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Naaman’s research interests include Arabic language, literature, and culture in the medieval and Pre-Modern Islamic world and the intellectual history of this period.

  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