Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Heritage courses from Pre-Islamic Era to modern time. History of Arabic Music

Research areas

Modernism in Arabic and English; comparative literature; Ali Douagi;Tunisian Sufi music andArabic Music in general.

Education

MA, Comparative literature, Indiana University 2000
MA, Arabic language and Literature,Indiana University 2002
Double PhD, Indiana University, USA, 2010

Professional experience

Arabic language Instructor with Peace Corps USA for five years. Comparative liteatureand Arabic language Instructor at Indiana University, Bloomington, forfour years. undergraduate instructor at AUS since 2001

Memberships

ACLA and MESA

Contact

insiri@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2518