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Fatima Khan

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Arabic

Fatima Khan is a native of Chicago and completed her undergraduate studies in economics from Northwestern University, where she began her study of the Arabic language. After her BA, she worked as a consultant for Accenture until she decided to pursue further study of Arabic. She did her graduate studies in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a concentration in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language. She teaches Beginning and Intermediate Arabic at Northwestern. Currently she is the coordinator for Intermediate Arabic. She has received the Hewlett Grant for curriculum development to design a course to teach Media Arabic as well as a coursebook to help students understand broadcast news. Fatima has been named to the Associated Student Government's Faculty Honor Roll several times for excellence in teaching.

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