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John C. Eisele

personal information:     11/7/10

1. Office Address:  

Dept. of  Modern Languages and Literatures, Washington Hall 233

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA 23187-8795

Phone:   757-221-3145 (e-mail: jceise (at) wm.edu)

2. Position: Associate Professor Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures 

education: 

1988 PhD, Depts. of Linguistics and Near East Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago.

Dissertation title: Tense, Aspect and Time Reference in Cairene Arabic

1981‑82 Center for Arabic Study Abroad‑II (CASA)‑‑intensive advanced study of Arabic language, literature, and culture, American University in Cairo, Egypt. 

1977‑78 Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA)‑‑intensive Arabic language study,  American University in Cairo, Egypt. 

1971-76 B.A., Linguistics, University of Chicago 

academic positions: 

2000-now Associate Professor, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, College of William and Mary

1994-00 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, College of William and Mary

1997, ’99, ‘01 Visiting Professor of Arabic, Intensive Summer Arabic Program, University of Chicago.

1993-94 Visiting Lecturer in Arabic, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1992-94 Lecturer in Arabic, Dept. of Near East Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago Director, Intensive Summer Arabic Program, University of Chicago

1989-92 Lecturer, Arabic language and linguistics, Dept. of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027

1988, ’91-3 Lecturer, Intensive Summer Language Program, University of Chicago

1986‑87 Lecturer, Dept. of Near East Lang. & Civilizations, University of Chicago

1983, ’87 Arabic language instructor, Intensive Elementary Arabic, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin

professional activities

Executive director, American Association of Teachers of Arabic (1999-2007)

Member of advisory board, U.S. Arabic Distance-Learning Network, Montana State University.

Advisor, National Capitol Language Resource Center program to develop Arabic K-12 programs (headed by Catharine Keatley with the assistance of Dora Johnson) 2002-2005

Editorial Board, Arabic Net (Nat’l Foreign Lang. Center web-based information program for foreign language study) (2000 – 2002)

Associate Member, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago (1998-2001)

Editorial Board, al-Arabiyya: Journal of the American Association of Teachers of Arabic (1995)

Executive Board, American Association of Teachers of Arabic (1992-94)

Membership in professional associations: American Association of Teachers of Arabic, American Oriental Society, Arabic Linguistics Society, Linguistic Society of America, Middle East Studies Association, Midwest Modern Language Association, Southeast Regional Mideast & Islamic Studies Seminar, Society for Cinema Studies

courses taught - Other than at William and Mary:

Elementary Arabic 1989-92 (Columbia University, University of Chicago)
Intensive Summer Elem. Arabic 1983, 1987 (Beloit College), 1990 (Columbia U.),
1991-94 (U. of Chicago)
Intensive Summer Intermed. Arabic 1997, ’99, ‘01 (U. of Chicago)
Intermediate Arabic 1990-92 (Columbia University), 
High Intermediate Arabic: 1987 (University of Chicago)
Media Arabic 1990-92 (Columbia University)
Third Year Arabic 1992-94 (University of Chicago)  (= Intro. to Arabic Literature):
Arabic Composition 1992-94 (University of Chicago)
Egyptian Colloquial Arabic 1989-94 (Columbia University, University of Chicago)
Topics in Arabic Linguistics 1989 (Columbia University)

 

Courses taught at William and Mary (1994-2009):

Arabic 150W Freshman Seminar: Arab World Through Film (in English)
Arabic 201-202 Intermediate Arabic
Arabic 301-302 Advanced Arabic
Arabic 303 Media Arabic
Arabic 304 Introduction to Arabic Dialects
Arabic 307 Arab Civilization in Transition: Self, Culture, and Society in the Modern Period
Arabic 308 Bridging Heritage & Modernity: Modern Forms & Classical Themes in Arabic Literary Writing
Arabic 309 Survey of Arabic Literature in Translation (in English)
Arabic 310 Topics in Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (in English)
Arabic 311 Special Topics in Arabic Culture: The Arab as ‘Other’ in Western Cinema (in English)
Arabic 411 Independent Study
Arabic 101 Elementary Arabic

fellowships and grants:

received at  William and Mary:

2009-12 Dept. of Education IRS grant ($728,171)

Project: “Teaching Ara bic Variation: Developing Language Resources for Integrating Modern Standard Arabic and Arabic dialects.” The goal of the project is to develop two textbooks (plus workbooks) for Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) which will also give students an introduction to the linguistic varieties of Arabic throughout the Arab world (as part of the cultural aspect of the language), as well as two dialect textbooks (for Moroccan and Iraqi dialects) which are a detailed introduction to the everyday speech of Moroccans and Iraqis. The final project will include an additional third level textbook for MSA, as well as additional dialect textbooks for Egyptian and Syrian Arabic. The project addresses the need for a realistic solution to the problem of teaching linguistic variation in Arabic in a flexible and comprehensive manner.

2006 Dept. of State grant to fund establishment of exchange programs between William and Mary and the University of Aleppo and University of Mekness, Morocco for advanced students of Arabic ($200,000)

2006 Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary.  ($5,000 research stipend)

Topic: A Directed Authentic Speech Syllabus for Arabic 

2001-02 Faculty Research Assignment, College of William and Mary.  

Topic:  Speaking of Arabic: Representing Arabic East and West

2000 Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary.  ($5,000 research stipend)

Topic:  The Abduction of the Self: The Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern 

1998-99 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship.  ($30,000 research stipend)

Topic: Linguistics on Arabic: A Genealogy of Ideas (research and writing)

1998 CASA III fellowship (Center for Arabic Study Abroad), Summer 1998.

For travel to and research in Egypt, at the American University in Cairo.  

1998   Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary.  ($5,000 research stipend)

Topic: Linguistics on Arabic: A Genealogy of Ideas (Theories of Morphology)

1996   Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary.  ($5,000 research stipend)

Topic: Linguistics on Arabic: A Genealogy of Ideas (Analyses of Stress and Metrics) 

1996 May Seminar, College of William and Mary: European and Arab Cinema

May Seminar, College of William and Mary: Freshman Seminars--Making Them Work

1995   Summer Research Grant, College of William and Mary.  ($5,000 research stipend)

Topic: Word Play in the Egyptian Narrative Ballad

fellowships and grants:

received prior to William and Mary:

1984‑85 Fulbright Dissertation Research Fellowship‑‑ Egypt. (Travel expenses + $25,000 living expenses stipend)

Topic: The Syntax and Semantics of Tense, Aspect & Time Reference in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic

1984-85 American Research Center in Egypt Fellowship (declined)

(Travel expenses + $20,000 living expenses stipend)

1981‑82 CASA II fellowship‑‑language study in Egypt.  (Travel expenses + $5,000 living expenses stipend)

1978‑81 Title VI (Foreign Lang. Area Study) fellowship. (Tuition + $4,000 living expenses stipend)

1977‑78 CASA fellowship‑‑language study in Egypt. (Travel expenses + $5,000 living expenses stipend)

 

Grants applied for (Not received)

2004 NSEP Advanced Language Proficiency Grant: Primary Application for NSEP funded grant for development of advanced Arabic program through the National Foreign Language Center (Univ. of Maryland).

2004 Participant in two different proposals for "Terrorism Study Centers" to be funded through the Dept. of Homeland Security (one at W&M, the other at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia).

2004 Drafted proposal for W&M request for funding for Middle East Studies program development through the US government (handled through the W&M Development office.)

research:

a) monograph: 

Arabic Verbs in Time: Tense and Aspect in Cairene Arabic. 1999. Semitica Viva Series (Otto Jastrow, Series Editor), Wiesbaden: Harrasowitz.

b) papers in refereed journals, edited volumes: 

"Slang." In Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics. Ed. By Kees Versteegh, Leiden: Brill (2008) 

“Argument.” In Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics. Vol. 1. Ed. By Kees Versteegh, Leiden: Brill (2006)  

“Aspect.”  In Encyclopedia of Arabic Language & Linguistics. Vol. 1. Ed. By Kees Versteegh, Leiden: Brill (2006) 

“Developing frames of reference for assessment and curriculum design in a diglossic language: From skills to tasks and back again.” A Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century, ed. by Kassem Wahba et al., Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc. (2005): 197-220

 “Myths, values, and practice in the (Western) representation of Arabic.” International Journal of Sociology of Language (2003) 163:43-59.

“The Linguistic Representation of Arabic Morphology, or How Arabic Became Iambic.” al-Arabiyya 35 (2002): 1-59.

“Approaching Diglossia: Authority, Values, and Representations.” In Language Contact and Language Conflict Phenomena in Arabic: A Variation on a Sociolinguistic Theme, Aleya Rouchdy, editor, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2002): 3-23

“The Wild East: Decoding the Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern.” Cinema Journal 41,4 (Summer 2002): 68-94. 

“Representations of Arabic in Egypt, 1945-70.” Arab Studies Journal 7 (Fall 2000-Spring 2001): 151-175.

“Artificial Punning in the Egyptian Arabic Ballad: a reinterpretation of structuralist poetics.” Language, vol. 73,4 (Dec. 1997): 751-769.   

“On the Description and Representation of Arabic: A review article of Modern Arabic, by Clive Holes.” Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 117,2 (April-June 1997): 325-331.

“Arabic Dialectological Studies: A Review of Recent Literature.” in  al‑Arabiyyah 20 (1987):199-269. 

c) papers in refereed conference proceedings:

“Egyptian Arabic Auxiliaries and the Category of AUX.” In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.4 (1992):143-165, Ellen Broselow, Mushira Eid, & John McCarthy, eds., John Benjamins

“Aspectual Classification of Verbs and Predicates in Cairene Arabic.” In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.2 (1990): 192-233, Mushira Eid & John McCarthy, eds., John Benjamins.

“Time Reference, Tense and Formal Aspect in Cairene Arabic.” In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.1 (1990):173-212, Mushira Eid, ed., John Benjamins Publishing Co.

 

d) book reviews: 

Review of Das Kairenisch-Arabisch. Eine Grammatik by Manfred Woidich (2006, 444 pp) in Bibliotheca Orientalia .

Review of Arabic Language Handbook by Mary Catherine Bateson (MESA Bulletin, 2005) 

Standard Arabic: An Elementary-Intermediate Course by Eckehard Schultz, et. al. in al-`Arabiyya 34 (2001):115-120. 

Azmat al-muala al-arab f al-qarn al-tsia aar: Muqaddima trxiyyah mmah, by Mohammed Sawaie. Reviewed in Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 35,1 (2001): 139-140.

Parallels in Semitic Linguistics, by David Testen. Reviewed in Journal of American Oriental Society 121.2 (2001): 327-329.

The Verb in Literary and Colloquial Arabic, by Martine Cuvalay-Haak. Reviewed in Anthropological Linguistics 41 (1999).

Modality, Mood, and Aspect in Spoken Arabic, by T.F. Mitchell and Shahir El-Hassan. Reviewed in Anthropological Linguistics 38/3 (1996).

History and Historiography of Linguistics, Vol. 1. Ed. by Hans-Josef Niederhes and E.F. Konrad Koerner. Reviewed in al-Arabiyya (25: 153-157), 1992.

 

e) articles submitted for publication: 

“Prototypes, cultural salience, and cognitive identification in Hollywood’s ‘eastern’ film genre” 

“A Natural History of the Hollywood Eastern” 

f) review of Arabic textbooks for Arabic Net (2001):

1) Yemeni Arabic 1, by Hamdi Qafisheh.
2) Yemeni Arabic Reference Grammar, by Hamdi Qafisheh
3) Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (2 vols.) Peter Abboud et. al.
4) Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic,  by Peter Abboud et. al.
5) Standard Arabic: An Elementary and Intermediate Course, by Schulz et. al.
6) Arab Academy: The Amir University on-line course for Arabic 
7) Modern Literary Arabic, by David Cowan.

 

h) workshops:

1) Facilitator, 2010 Western Consortium Middle East Language Workshop: Language Beyond the Classroom: Developing & Maintaining Advanced Proficiency. University of Arizona. Tucson, AZ, April 16-18, 2010

2) Discussant, Assessment Tools for Measuring Proficiency levels in Less Commonly Taught Languages, February 2-3, 2007, New York University (Ahmad Farhadi, Chair).

3) Discussant, Workshop on Arabic Language Instruction at Liberal Arts Colleges, Swarthmore College, April 14, 2007 (Walid Hamarneh, Chair)

i) Invited lectures

“Tadriis al-tanawwu` fii l-`arabiyya: al-waaqi` al-lughawi wa l-Hiira al-lughawiyya wa l-‘ixtiyaar al-lughawi.” Lecture in Arabic, Middlebury Summer Arabic program. July 2010.

“Arabic Material development and Teaching Arabic Variation: Linguistic Reality, Linguistic Dissonance, & Linguistic Choice.” 2010 Georgetown University Rountable on Linguistics, March 12, 2010.

"Imaginating reality, reifying the imaginary: On the relationship between landmark events and landmark films in the Hollywood Eastern tradition." (Lecture in Arabic), Middlebury Summer Arabic program, Summer 2004, Summer 2005 

 “Imagining the real and reifying the imaginary: On the relationship between landmark events and landmark fictions in the Hollywood eastern film genre.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Arizona, March 2002. 

 “Putting root and pattern in perspective: On the linguistic representations of Arabic morphology.” Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Chicago, May 2001.

“Towards a new understanding of the idea of Arabic Language in Arabic thought.” (in Arabic), Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Chicago, February 2001.

 “The Arabic Language as a Cultural Icon,” (in Arabic), Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Chicago, November 1998.

“The Abduction of the Self in the Hollywood Eastern,” (in Arabic), Arabic Language Center, American University in Cairo, July 1998. 

“Decoding the Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern.” Dept. of Near East Languages and Cultures, Princeton University, February 1998.

“The Eastern,” Summer Arabic Program Lecture Series, University of Chicago, July 1997.

j)  referred papers presented at professional meetings: 

“Sound symbolism, non-paradigmatic morphology, and the biradical hypothesis” Middle East Studies Association, Boston MA, Nov. 22-26, 2009.

 “Teaching Arabic Variation: Linguistic Reality, Linguistic Dissonance, & Linguistic Choice.” (Thematic Conversation). Middle East Studies Association Boston MA Nov. 22-26, 2009. 

 “Cultural values and linguistic practice in the (Arab) representation of Arabic.” 41st Midwest Modern Language Association Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 1999.

“Myths, values, and practice in the (Western) representation of Arabic.” Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, November 1999. 

“Representations of Arabic in Egypt, 1945-70”. American Research Center in Egypt 50th Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 1999.

“Mistaking the Map for the Territory: Representations of Arabic in Arab Grammatical and Modern Linguistic Traditions,” American Oriental Society, Baltimore, March 1999

“Prototypes, cultural salience, and cognitive identification in Hollywood’s ‘eastern’ film genre,” ‘Languaging’ Conference on Literature, Linguistics, & Writing, University of North Texas, March 1999.

“The Wild East,” Middle East Studies Association Conference, Chicago, December 1998.

“Take Me Back to Basra: On the Language of Genre in the Hollywood ‘Eastern’.” Research Seminar, Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures, College of William & Mary, April 4, 1997; South East Region Middle East & Islamic Studies Seminar (Valle Crucis, NC, Oct. 1997).

“On Analyses of Metrics and Stress in Classical Arabic and the Dialects: Lessons in Cross-cultural Theorizing.” MESA (Middle East Studies Association) convention, Providence, RI, November 1996.

“Word Play in the Egyptian Mawwaal.” Arabic Studies Seminar, Columbia University, New York, NY, September 1995; American Oriental Society Meeting, Philadelphia, March 1996.

 “Categorial Discrepancies in Arabic: An Autolexical Approach.” MESA (Middle East Studies Association) convention, Portland, OR, October 1992.

“On the Relationship Between Skills in Arabic Language Teaching.” Conference on the Teaching of Arabic in the 1990's: Issues and Directions, Middlebury College, VT, June 1992

“Tense and Aspect in Classical Arabic.” Arabic Studies Seminar, Columbia University, New York NY, February 1991; North American Conference on Afro-Asiatic Linguistics, Berkeley CA, March 1991

“The Morphology of Puns in the Egyptian Mawwal (Narrative Ballad).” Arabic Linguistics Symposium, Ann Arbor MI, March 1991 

“Concatenative and Non-concatenative Morphology.” MESA (Middle East Studies Association)  convention, San Antonio TX, November 1990.

“The Category of AUX and Cairene Arabic Auxiliaries.” 4th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Wayne State Univ., Detroit, March 1990. (published in Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.4 (1992), John Benjamins Publishing Co.) 

“Subjects and Topics, Verbs and Quasi‑verbs.” A series of three papers delivered at MESA (Middle East Studies Association) convention 1988 & 1989, and the 3rd Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Univ. of Utah, March 1989. 

“On Copular Pronouns in Egyptian Arabic.” Delivered at MESA (Middle East Studies Association) convention, Los Angeles, Nov. 1988.

“Aspectual Classification of Verbs and Predicates in Cairene Arabic.” 2nd Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Univ. of Utah, March 1988. (published in New Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.2 (1990), John Benjamins Publishing Co.)

 “Aspect and Time Reference in Cairene Colloquial.” First Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, Univ. of Utah, April 1987. (published in New Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, vol.1 (1990), John Benjamins Publishing Co.) 

“Arabic Dialectological Studies: State of the Art.” Delivered at MESA (Middle East Studies Association) convention, Boston, Nov. 1986. Published in al‑`Arabiyyah 20 (1987).

k) Works in Progress:

Monograph 1: The Abduction of the Self: Decoding the Language of Genre in the Hollywood Eastern. (including annotated filmography).

Monograph 2: The Linguistic Representation of Arabic. 

Arabic Links: textbook series for Arabic Language (MSA and dialects); to be published by Pearson Prentice Hall (Rachel McCoy, editor)

SERVICE

teaching-related service : service  to students

2006 Establishment of exchange program with Aleppo University, Syria. (Continued site visits to Morocco and Egypt to set up exchange programs there).

2003-07 FLTA Grants for Arabic Language House Tutors

Reader on Honors committee: Emily Straus (English, 2006), Crystal Poore (History, 2003), Zachary Scott (Religion (2002)

Chair of Honors projects: Scott Brown (MES),  Evan Delly (IR), Jessica Watson (MES)

2007 Advisor for Monroe student research grant (Michael Fares)

2005 Prospective student lecture, College of William and Mary: “Reality and Fiction in the Hollywood Eastern”

2001-now development of extensive corpus of authentic, computer-based audio-visual materials for use in all  Arabic language classes.

2002 Lecture on development of Eastern film genre, Anthropology class, Univ. of Arizona, March 5, 2002

2001 Lecture on Arabic dialects, University of Chicago Summer Arabic program, July 2001.

2000 Monroe lecture, College of William and Mary: “The Hollywood Eastern”

1994 Director, University of Chicago’s Intensive Summer Arabic Program

1994-now advising for International Studies-Middle East concentrators, Middle Eastern Students Club, post-graduation work and study in US and Middle East / North Africa

1994 Arabic Film series

1994-96 Arabic conversational hour

 

research related service: service to profession

2009-10 Reader on review panel for Mellon Foundation / American Council of Learned Societies Early Career fellowship program for dissertation completion grants

2006 Reader on review panel for National Language Resource Centers’ grant competition, Dept. of Education, March 2006.

2004 Respondent on panel "Conference on Islam in Film", Ankara, Turkey (Nov. 6, 2004)

2004 Pre-publication review of manuscript (700 pp) on Arabic language for Cambridge Univ. Press.

2004 Reader on review panel for Dept. of Education grant competition, Dept. of Education, Washington DC, April 2004

2003-05 Member of advisory board, U.S. Arabic Distance-Learning Network, Montana State University.

2003-04 Advisor, National Capitol Language Resource Center program to develop Arabic K-12 programs (headed by Catharine Keatley with the assistance of Dora Johnson). 

2003 Reader on review panel for National American Overseas Research Centers’ grant competition, Dept. of Education, Washington DC, Feb. 2003.

2003 reader on review panel for Title IV Middle East Centers’ competition, Dept. of Education, Washington DC. Jan. 2003

2002 reader on review panel for National Middle East & South Asia Language Resource Centers’ grant competition, Dept. of Education, Washington DC. July 2002.

2002 panelist in “Working Group: Teaching Arabic in the Wake of 9/11” at Middle East Studies Regional Conference, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of California Santa Barbara.

2002 reader on review panel for National Language Resource Centers’ competition, Dept. of Education, Washington DC. Feb. 2002.

2001 pre-publication review of manuscript on Arabic Grammar for Routledge Press.

2001 pre-publication review of manuscript on Egyptian cinema for Chicago Series in Middle Eastern Studies. 

2001-04 applications review committee, Arabic Summer program, American Institute of Maghrebi Studies.

2001 Candidate for Nominating Committee, Middle East Studies Association.

2001 Panel discussant at Middle East History and Theory Workshop, University of Chicago, May 15, 2001.

2000-2002 Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Chicago.

2000 pre-publication review of Arabic grammar workbook for Cambridge University Press. 

2000 Organized panel for American Association of Teachers of Arabic at Middle East Studies 

Association (MESA) convention, November 2000, discussant at second MESA panel

2000 Middle East Studies Association Convention 2000 selection committee

2000-2002 Editorial Board, “Arabic Net” (National Foreign Language Center web-based information program for foreign language study)

1999-2007 Executive director, American Association of Teachers of Arabic

1999 review of professor for tenure at Emory University 

1990-now reviewed articles for publication in al-Arabiyya, Anthropological Linguistics, Journal of American Oriental Society

1999 participated in “Teaching Middle East Studies” workshop at the University of Chicago,

1999 wrote report for the Humanities sub-section meeting

1995  Editorial Board, al-Arabiyya: Journal of  the AATA

 

Governance: service to MLL department

2009-10 MLL Personnel Committee

2005-07 MLL Personnel Committee

2003-now Faculty Advisor, Arabic House.

2002-3 MLL Personnel Committee

1994-97, ’99-00, 02-07, 09-present

Arabic section coordinator, MLL Department

1994-00, 02-present

MLL Policy Committee, MLL Department (participated in rewrite of Departmental Handbook)

1996-97 MLL Budget Committee

1996 Italian search committee

1999-00 Japanese search committee

Fall 2000 MLL Personnel Committee

Fall 2000 Ad-hoc committee on course load

 

Governance: service to college (Faculty of Arts and Sciences)

2009, 10 Dean’s Advisory Committee

2009, 10 Policy Review Committee

2006 May Seminar Review of GER 5 courses and Freshman Seminars

2005-06 International Studies Concentration Academic Policy Committee

2004-06 Educational Policy Committee

2004 Site visit to al-Ain University in the United Arab Emirates to establish a relationship between W&M and al-Ain University involving meetings with university officials, public relations staff and journalists, as well as high level government officials.

2002-03 Faculty Research Committee (chaired subcommittee which rewrote the guidelines for evaluation and awarding of grants)

1995-97, 02-06, 09-present

Coordinator of MECFAC (Middle East Concentration Faculty Advisory Committee) drafted MECFAC bylaws & officially established committee, drafted & published Middle East Studies Handbook, ongoing review & revision of concentration requirements

2002-05 Career Services Committee

1996 GER 4 subcommittee