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Faculty Profile

Asmaa Zakaria Ahmad Taha

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Modern Languages
Instructor in Modern Languages
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110 HOWRY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1404
Joined UM: August 20, 2015

Brief Bio

Asmaa Taha is an Instructor of Arabic at the University of Mississippi. Originally Cairo, Egypt, Taha received her BA in English Language, Literature and Simultaneous Interpretation. After graduation, she worked with the British Council in Egypt years teaching English as a Second Language, and pursued additional education studies in the United Kingdom. Taha has taught Arabic for more than eight years. Prior to joining the University Mississippi, she taught at Reed College and the College of the Holy Cross. She awarded the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) scholarship to teach Arabic at Reed College, where she had the chance to get acquainted with t American education system. In 2012, Taha joined the Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship program (FLA) at the College of the Holy Cross. In June 2013, s joined the Modern Languages Department at the University of Mississippi as a gr student of Teaching English as Second Language (TESL), and was granted a teaching assistant position. In 2015, she graduate with a MA degree in TESL then she became Instructor of Arabic in Fall 2016. Taha enjoys learning about the people and cultures of different countries, and particular, has most enjoyed her travels to Turkey, England, and Scotland. She herself as fortunate to have the chance to work with and learn from the great s and faculty of the Modern Languages Department at the University of Mississippi

Degrees

MA
Modern Languages
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2015)
MA
Arabic
MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE/ MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT (2017)