Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Teaching and research staff within Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies.


Mr Rami Albali
Language Tutor (Arabic)


Dr Moshe Behar
Pears Senior Lecturer In Israeli and Middle Eastern Studies


Dr Orieb Masadeh-Tate
Senior Language Tutor (Arabic)
Coordinator of the University Wide Language Programme (UWLP) & LEAP

Specialisms: Legal Translation & Interpreting (international treaties, asylum & refugees); didactics of teaching interpreting skills; effective language teaching methods, PBL & reflective writing.


Dr Abdelghani Mimouni (AMES)
Language Tutor (Arabic)


Dr Dalia Mostafa
Lecturer in Arabic and Comparative Literature

Specialisms: Postcolonial Literature; Middle Eastern Cinema; Popular Culture in the Arab World; Gender Politics and Culture in the Middle East.


Prof Zahia Salhi
Professor of Modern Arabic Studies


Dr Tom Woerner-Powell
Lecturer in Modern Islam

Specialisms: Political Islam; Sufism; Colonialism; Intercultural Philosophy; Pacifism and Nonviolence.


Emeritus staff


Prof John Healey - Emeritus Professor of Semitic Studies