Languages, Literatures and Cultures
University of Alexandria, Egypt
Wayne State University, Michigan, USA
Fatma El-Turky has been teaching Arabic language for the past 20 years in Michigan and Pennsylvania. She has taught Arabic at University of Detroit, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, and for the past five years at Lehigh University. She teaches all levels from elementary Arabic to advanced special topics. Previously she taught an intensive Arabic for professionals relocating to the Middle East. Fatma also is an approved interpreter at the Lehigh Valley Court. She also worked as a senior interpreter for the USA Air Force during the summer of 2007. Most recently she was conducting online Arabic classes for universities and high schools in Pennsylvania as well.
Fatma El-Turky lectures locally on the cultural, political, and religious aspects of the Middle East. She has also served as a media commentator for the local newspapers and TV stations.
Fatma holds a Master's degree in Near Eastern Studies from Wayne State University and a B.A. in social science from the University of Alexandria, Egypt.