Indiana University Bloomington (Master's)
Indiana University, Bloomington (PhD)
I am a scholar of the Middle East, author, and a journalist with degrees in each of these fields. I graduated with a B.A. in Journalism in 2006 and in 2011 I earned an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Indiana University Bloomington. Following that, I joined the PhD in Islamic Studies program at Georgetown University for the academic year Fall 2011-Spring 2012. After spending a year at Georgetown, however, I transferred to the PhD program in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University Bloomington because it better suits my academic interests. My research focuses on both the ancient and modern cultures of the Middle East.
I have over 4 years of teaching experience, at the university level, in creative writing, ESL and Arabic. I have a near native fluency in English, native fluency in Arabic and advanced fluency in Spanish and French. It would be rewarding for me to use my experience in language learning and teaching for tutoring purposes. I am a scholar of the Middle East, author, and a journalist with degrees in each of these fields. I graduated with a B.A. in Journalism in 2006 and in 2011 I earned an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Indiana University
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I am a native speaker of Arabic who is currently a PhD candidate (ABD status) in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at IU, majoring in Arabic poetry. I have 3 years of experience in teaching Arabic.