Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

Teaching and research staff within Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies.


Mr Rami Albali
Language Tutor (Arabic)


Dr Moshe Behar
Senior Lecturer In Israel/Palestine 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