Ghinwa Alameen

Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic


Dept:World Languages And Cultures
Office:3118e Pearson
505 Morrill Rd.
Ames IA
Links: Website


Ghinwa Alameen is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic and the coordinator of the Arabic program at Iowa State. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics and Technology from Iowa State University. Ghinwa teaches all levels of undergraduate Arabic courses, including courses on Arab culture and literature.

Before her current position, Ghinwa taught Linguistics and ESL at Iowa State and Homs University, Syria. She has also taught Arabic in Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy.

Ghinwa's primary research interests are: connected speech, integrating technology in teaching listening and pronunciation, and developing online and hybrid courses for language learners about which she has several publications. She also developed online courses with original content, such as 'French in Quebec'. Ghinwa is the advisor of the Arab Student Association at Iowa State University.