Dr. Amin Bonnah

Amin Bonnah
Teaching Associate Professor of Arabic
Rome Hall
801 22nd St NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 
[email protected]

Amin Bonnah has been teaching Arabic language and literature for nearly four decades at the American University in Cairo, Middlebury College, and Georgetown University.  He joined the Arabic Program at GW in the 2012 fall semester after having been a member of the Arabic faculty at Georgetown University for twenty-five years.

Dr. Bonnah is widely known in the field of Arabic as a dedicated professor who works above and beyond for the education and best interest of his students.  He has demonstrated uncompromising commitment to the curricular development of Arabic language and content literature courses. He has also played a large role in modernizing the approach and methodologies of teaching such courses.  After twenty years of serving Georgetown University, Dr. Bonnah was awarded the Gold Medal for excellence in teaching in 2008. 

Dr. Bonnah played a leading role in the development of teaching Arabic at the Summer school of Middlebury College where he taught all the upper levels of Arabic for fifteen summers in their Total Immersion program. 

A native of Egypt, Dr. Bonnah earned a B.A. in Arabic Literature from the American University in Cairo, as well as an M.A. in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL). He received a Ph.D. with distinction in Arabic at Georgetown University.