Zeinab A. Taha

Zeinab A. Taha is an associate professor of Arabic language and linguistics at the American University in Cairo. She received her PhD from Georgetown University in 1995. She has been working in the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign language (TAFL) for over thirty years at universities in the United States and Europe and at the Arabic Language Institute of the American University in Cairo, where she assumed the position of director in addition to being co-director of the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA). She has been teaching in the MA TAFL program since 2005. Her publications are in the field of applied and theoretical linguistics, especially on grammatical theory and language variation.