Dr. David William Wilmsen | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Al-Andalus, Arab heritage, Arabic as a foreign language, Arabic sociolinguistics, translation theory

Research areas

Arabic dialectology, Arabic historical linguistics, Gulf Arabic

Education

PhD, Arabic Language And Linguistics, University of Michigan, United States, 1995

Professional experience

Head Of Department, Arabic And Translation Studies, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2016 - Present
Professor, Department Of Arabic And Near Eastern Languages, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2014 - 2016
Chair, Department Of Arabic And Near Eastern Languages, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2013 - 2016
Associate Professor, Department Of Arabic And Near Eastern Languages, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2009 - 2014
Visiting Associate Professor, Department Of Arabic And Near Eastern Languages, The American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2007 - 2009
Visiting Associate Professor, Department Of Arabic And Islamic Studies, Georgetown University, DC, United States, 2006 - 2007
Associate Dean, Instructional Affairs, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2004 - 2006
Director, Arabic And Translation Studies Division, School Of Professional Studies,, American University of Cairo, Egypt, 1993 - 2006

Memberships

International Foundation for the Study of Arabia, June 2017
International Association of Maltese Linguistics, June 2013
American Association of Teachers of Arabic, June 1999
Association Internationale de Dialectologie Arabe, March 1998
Arabic Linguistic Society, May 1992
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