Muhammad Habib

Muhammad Habib

Preceptor in Arabic
Muhammad Habib was born in Egypt he was an Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic at Georgetown and previously taught at Duke University. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Arabic language and linguistics from Al-Azhar University in Egypt. His research interests include Arabic linguistics, syntax, morphology as well as Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL), Arabic Literature, Islamic Studies, and Qur’anic Studies. He has published a monograph in Arabic entitled Usul al-nahw was masa’ilahi al-khilafiya (Principles of Arabic Grammar and Scholarly Debates Among Medieval Grammarians) as well as several academic articles on historical Arabic grammar and contemporary Arabic language pedagogy. He studied the art of Arabic calligraphy at the Calligraphy Institute in Cairo and has given workshops on Arabic calligraphy at universities around the country.

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Harvard – CMES
38 Kirkland St, Room 108
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-7809
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 2PM


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