Mohammad Alhawary

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Associate Professor of Arabic Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition

202 South Thayer Street, Suite 3127, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

Office Location(s): 3127 STB
Phone: 734.647.0096
Fax: 734.936.2679

  • Fields of Study
    • Arabic Linguistics
      Arabic Applied Linguistics
      Second Language Acquisition
  • About

    MA Program in Arabic for Professional Purposes (APP)
    MA Program in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL)

    Mohammad T. Alhawary is Associate Professor of Arabic Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on Arabic language and Arabic theoretical and applied linguistics. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, he had helped develop Arabic and ME studies programs and taught on different campuses in the US. He has published numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews on Arabic linguistics and second language acquisition in Foreign Language Annals, CALICO, Al Arabiyya, Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics, and Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics. His most recent book publications include: Arabic Second Language Acquisition of Morphosyntax (Yale University Press, 2009), Modern Standard Arabic Grammar: A Learner’s Guide (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), and Arabic Grammar in context (Routledge, in press). Currently, he is working on multiple projects with the main aim of providing additional empirical data on the process of Arabic a second/foreign language to inform the field of Arabic foreign language teaching in America and elsewhere.

    Professional Service:

    Editor of Journal of Arabic Linguistics Tradition

    Editor of Al-‘Arabiyya

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Georgetown University, 1999