Muhammad Kassab

Arabic Language Specialist
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Muhammad Kassab, Arabic Language Specialist, holds a B.A. from the Lebanese University and an M.A. from the American University of Beirut in Arabic Language and Literature. He also holds an M.A. in Arabic Thought and Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in Arabic Language and Literature from Georgetown University. He previously taught different levels of Modern Standard Arabic at Columbia, Geogetown, and NYU before joining the GWU faculty in 2008. He has published articles about the classical dialects of medieval Arabic, linguistic variation, methodologies of teaching, and the image of the other and the interaction between the Arab world and Western modernity as described during the medieval period and 19th century Arabic writings.