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: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30pm, or 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.

M. Shahab Ahmed

M. Shahab Ahmed

Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
Office hours: Wednesdays 3-4pm, Thursdays 2-3pm, or by appointment
Barker Center #413 12 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-4585

Shahab Ahmed is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, holding a joint appointment between the Committee on the Study of Religion, and the Department of …

Sami Alkyam

Sami Alkyam

Preceptor in Arabic
Office hours: by appointment
CMES 38 Kirkland St. Cambridge, MA 02138 17 Sumner Rd., #209
p: 617-496-8715

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, Asani is Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and …

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
 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

Professor of Islamic Intellectual History
Director of Undergraduate Studies for NELC
Office hours: Tuesday 2-4pm, Thursday 2:30-4:30pm, 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.

Jay Ellison

Jay Ellison

Associate Dean of Harvard College; Secretary of the Administrative Board
Lecturer in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Office hours: By appointment; contact Ann Weissman, 617-496-3200; aweissman@fas.harvard.edu
University Hall Ground Floor Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-384-7239
R. Michael Feener

R. Michael Feener

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Visiting Associate Professor of Islamic Studies
Office hours: Thursdays 3-5pm
6 Divinity Ave. #302 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-1006

Michael Feener is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the National University of Singapore, and serves as Research Leader of the Religion …

William A. Graham

William A. Graham

Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Tuesday/Thursday pm; 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 2-4pm and Thursday 1-2pm, 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 .

Rachel L. Greenblatt

Rachel L. Greenblatt

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Office hours: Thursdays 11:30-12:30, or by appointment
6 Divinity Ave. #305 Cambridge, MA 02138
p: 617-495-9828

I came to Harvard from Jerusalem, where I completed my Ph.D. in Jewish history at the Hebrew University in 2007.   My B.A.

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