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Faculty Profile

ALLEN STANLEY CLARK

MODERN LANGUAGES
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MODERN LANGUAGES
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211 CROFT
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5520
Joined UM: 08/15/2008

Areas of Expertise

  • ARABIC
  • EDUCATION
  • LANGUAGE AND COGNITION
  • LEARNING STRATEGIES
  • TERRORISM

Brief Bio

Allen Clark is an Instructional Assistant Professor of Arabic having successfully defended his dissertation in 2009 titled "The Crisis of Translation in the Western Media". 1994 marked the first year in which Dr. Clark taught Arabic while serving as a 98G in the US Army; he joins the Department of Modern Languages after having taught at The Ohio State University (1998-2008) and at the intensive summer programs at Middlebury College in Vermont and Beloit College in Wisconsin. Dr.Clark has co-authored an Arabic texbook and workbook with Dr. Mahdi Alosh both of which are titled Ahlan wa Sahlan published by Yale University Press. Additionally, Dr. Clark published a paper titled Ontological Gap: Western Materialism Eastern Spiritualism. Dr. Clark is currently editing a book titled Beyond Denotation in Translation, and has been invited to give a talk at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, for which he is writing a paper titled "Reasons for Way; Road to Peace". Dr. Clark is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and a lifetime member of the National Scholars Honor Society. Here at Ole Miss, Dr. Clark has established a study abroad program at Yarmouk Univeristy in Irbid, Jordan and currently has ten students studying abroad in Cairo, Egypt and Irbid, Jordan.

Degrees

BA
FOREIGN LANGUAGES
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/COLUMBUS, OHIO (1998)
MA
NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY/COLUMBUS, OHIO (2002)
PHD
EDUCATION
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERISTY/ COLUMBUS, OHIO (2009)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Arabic Lang Prog - Summer Intensive
UG Application Selection Committee
Modern Languages - Arabic Committee
UG Application Selection Committee