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Arab Studies

p: 704-894-2041

Mailing Address

Box 6989
Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road
Davidson, NC 28035

Faculty & Staff

We believe in ensuring our students are proficient in the language and knowledgeable in the cultures of the Arab world. As most of our students have not been exposed to the language prior to college, our teaching requires a deep dive in the subject, one that transcends mere classroom training.

Rebecca Joubin

Rebecca Joubin (Chair)
Ph.D. Columbia University

The courses I teach include: Gender and Sexuality in the Middle East, Contemporary Arabic Literature, Contemporary Syrian Television Drama, Postcolonial Syrian Cinema, Politics and Gender in Middle Eastern Melodrama, and Queer Middle East Culture Studies.

Rayed Khedher

Rayed Khedher
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

My areas of interest, research and teaching include transnational migration, human rights, Islamophobia, Mediterranean border politics, the art of resistance, the role of human mobility in cultural and social change and the so-called "Arab Spring."


color photo of Anne-Marie Craig

Anne-Marie Craig
Administrative Assistant
M.B.A. Florida Atlantic University

I support multiple departments and associated programs with daily operations and logistics, event planning, marketing, office management, and general administration.