Faculty

Irit Aharony

Irit Aharony

Senior Preceptor in Modern Hebrew

Irit Aharony was born in Israel. She received her Ph.D. in Hebrew Literature from Bar Ilan University in Israel. She has been teaching at Harvard since...

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Harvard – NELC
6 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
Office: Vanserg 121
p: 617-495-7382
Office Hours: By appointment
Ali Asani

Ali Asani

Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Ali Asani is Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures. He served as the Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin...

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Study of Religion
Barker Center #305
12 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-5755
Office Hours: Wed 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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Gojko Barjamovic

Senior Lecturer on Assyriology
Director of Undergraduate Studies

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

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Harvard – NELC
6 Divinity Ave, #310
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-6009
Office Hours: By appointment
 Shaye J.D. Cohen

Shaye J.D. Cohen

Nathan Littauer Professor of Hebrew Literature and Philosophy

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

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Harvard – NELC
6 Divinity Ave, #105
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-6422
Office Hours: By appointment
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Richard Cozzens

Preceptor in Arabic
Richard Cozzens has been teaching Arabic for over ten years in a variety of institutions. He received his A.B. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and... Read more about Richard Cozzens
Harvard - CMES
38 Kirkland St, Room 202
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-496-3353
Office Hours: Mon & Thurs 2:00PM – 3:00PM or by appointment
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Meryem Demir

Preceptor in Modern Turkish
Meryem Demir is the Preceptor in Modern Turkish. Before arriving at Harvard in July 2018, Meryem Demir was an Ataturk Turkish Fellow of Islamic and Middle... Read more about Meryem Demir
Harvard - CMES
38 Kirkland St, #304
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4194
Office Hours: Tues 11AM-12:30PM or by appointment
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Sara Feldman

Preceptor in Yiddish

Before arriving at Harvard in 2018, Sara Feldman was a Hebrew and Yiddish Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Frankel...

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Vanserg Hall #122
29 Francis Ave,
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-4676
Office Hours: By appointment
William A. Graham

William A. Graham

Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Research Professor of Middle Eastern Studies

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...

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Study of Religion
Barker Center #302
12 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Office Hours: By appointment