Dr. Amer Adel earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Arabic-Linguistic Studies at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. In Egypt he was the chair of the world Language Department at Cairo American College . Taught both native and non-native Arabic speakers. He used to be a news announcer and a talk show host for years. He also served as a linguistic advisor to the Sesame Street Workshop. Dr. Amer is currently a faculty member if the Departments of Religion and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Georgia, Athens. His research interests include student-centered classrooms in Arabic studies, early Islamic literature, and the phonetics of the Quran. He is the Imam of the the Islamic Center in Athens, GA.
PhD, Ain Shams University, Egypt