- Position: Professor of Applied Linguistics
- Department: Department of Applied Linguistics
- Email: email@example.com
Zeinab Taha, PhD, is a professor of Arabic language and linguistics at The American University in Cairo (AUC). She received her PhD from Georgetown University in 1995. She has been working in the field of Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL) for over 30 years. After obtaining her MA in TAFL from AUC, she taught at highly reputable universities in the USA and Europe. Taha served as the director of the Arabic Language Institute at AUC; in addition, she was the co-director of the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA). Throughout her tenure at AUC, she taught Assessment for Learning (AFL) at all levels and has been teaching in the MA TAFL program since 2005. Her publications are in the field of applied and theoretical linguistics, especially on grammatical theory and language variation.
- Grammatical theory
- Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL)
- Language variation and change
- Language and communication