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Abdel-Fattah Shahda


Abdel-Fattah Shahda

White Hall, Room 401

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Arabic Language and Literature, Cairo University
  • M.A. in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, American University in Cairo
  • B.A. in Arabic Language and Literature, Cairo University


Dr. Abdel-Fattah Shahda is Lecturer of Arabic Language in the Department of Near Eastern Studies. Prior to Cornell, he worked as an Arabic Language Instructor at The American University in Cairo for ten years. He also worked at Middlebury Arabic School, International House Cairo and Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in Cairo.

Courses Taught

  • Elementary Arabic II
  • Intermediate Arabic II
  • Current Events in the Arabic Media
  • Intensive Arabic II


  • Near Eastern Studies


  • Arabic language


Fall 2021

Spring 2022