Arabic and Islamic Studies Faculty
Associate Teaching Professor
Interests: News Discourse Analysis of Arabic print media and its interaction with the western media
Emma Gannagé (on leave 2018-2019)
Interests: The transmission and reception of Greek philosophy into Arabic; Arabic and Islamic philosophy; Arabic Medicine and its relationship to Philosophy; Arabic Manuscripts
Assistant Teaching Professor
Interests: Arabic linguistics, syntax, morphology as well as Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL), Arabic Literature, Islamic Studies, and Qur’anic Studies.
Felicitas Opwis (ON LEAVE 2018-2019)
Interests: The religious sciences of Islam and the historical, social, and political environment in which Islamic thought is articulated.
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professor of Arabic & Islamic Studies, Department Chair
Interests: The ritual, performance and performative underpinnings of classical Arabic poetry in its literary-historical settings
SAKKA FAMILY SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE
Scholar in Residence
Interests: Linguistic studies, texts investigating, linguistic research, lexicography, and cultural studies on aspects of thought and philosophy of language, Quran studies, manuscripts.