Faculty

Dalia Abo Haggar

Dalia Abo Haggar

Preceptor in Arabic
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursdays, 1:30-2:30, or by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland St. #301 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4194

Dalia Abo-Haggar joined Harvard in Fall 2011 as a Preceptor of Arabic.

Irit Aharony

Irit Aharony

Senior Preceptor in Modern Hebrew
Office hours: by appointment
6 Divinity Ave. Cambridge, MA 02138 office: Vanserg 121
p: 617-495-7382

Irit Aharony was born in Israel. She received her Ph.D. in Hebrew Literature from Bar Ilan University in Israel.

Moneera Al-Ghadeer

Moneera Al-Ghadeer

Shawwaf Visiting Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies
Office hours: Weds., 3:00pm-4:00pm, or by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland Street, #202 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-3353

Moneera Al-Ghadeer is Shawwaf Visiting Professor of Arabic and comparative literary studies. She received her Ph.D.

Sami Alkyam

Sami Alkyam

Preceptor in Arabic
Office hours: Mon.,11:30-12:30; Thur., 1:30-2:30; or by appointment.
CMES 38 Kirkland St., #103 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-7809

Sami Alkyam, a PhD candidate, was invited to join the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University in the Fall of 2012.

Ali Asani

Ali Asani

Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures
Office hours: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am, or by appointment
Study of Religion Barker Center #305 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5755

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Ali Asani is Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures and the Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic …

Gojko Barjamovic

Gojko Barjamovic

Lecturer on Assyriology
Office hours: Wednesdays 11am-1pm or by appointment
6 Divinity Ave. #310 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-6009

Gojko Barjamovic received his training at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) where he took part in several research projects and taught a broad range of …

Nour Barmada

Nour Barmada

Preceptor in Arabic
Office hours: by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland St., #303 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-9273
Nicholas Boylston

Nicholas Boylston

Preceptor in Persian
Office Hours: Mondays, 2 – 4 pm, or by appointment.
17 Sumner Road, #206 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-8559
 Shaye J.D. Cohen

Shaye J.D. Cohen

Nathan Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy
Chair of the Department
Office hours: by appointment
6 Divinity Ave. #105 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-6422

Professor Cohen is the Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of Harvard …

Khaled El-Rouayheb

Khaled El-Rouayheb

James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic and of Islamic Intellectual History
Director of Undergraduate Studies for NELC
Office hours: Tuesday 2-4pm, Wednesday 1:45-2:45pm, or by appointment
6 Divinity Ave. #308 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1681

Khaled El-Rouayheb is a Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at Harvard University.

William A. Graham

William A. Graham

Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Office hours available most weekdays; please email to set an appointment
Study of Religion Barker Center #302 12 Quincy St. Cambridge, MA 02138

Professor Graham has been a member of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences since 1973 and holds a joint appointment in NELC and the Study of Religion.

William Granara

William Granara

Professor of the Practice of Arabic on the Gordon Gray Endowment
Director of Modern Language Programs
Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-4pm, or by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland St. #302 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-9065

Professor Granara teaches Arabic language and literature and directs the Arabic language program at Harvard University .

Jay M. Harris

Jay M. Harris

Harry Austryn Wolfson Professor of Jewish Studies
Dean of Undergraduate Education
Office hours: by appointment
University Hall, First Floor North Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-7546
Feryal Hijazi

Feryal Hijazi

Preceptor in Arabic
Office hours: by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland St., #108 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1036
Robert S. Homsher

Robert S. Homsher

College Fellow in the Archaeology of Israel and the Bible
Office hours: Tuesdays 2-4pm; Wednesdays 10-11am, or by appointment
6 Divinity Ave., #302
p: 617-495-1006

Robert Homsher specializes in the archaeology of the ancient Near East and Eastern Mediterranean, with a focus on the Bronze and Iron Age southern Levant.