She has taught courses on literary translation and various levels of Arabic language, including the introductory level total immersion summer Arabic class at the Summer Institute for Intensive Arabic Language and Culture (SINARC) at LAU for over a decade. Her research interests include Arabic literature, language and pedagogy, literary translation theory and practice, oral poetry, and orientalism. She is currently a doctoral student in comparative literature.
She lives in Fayetteville with her husband and two children.
Translator's Afterword to Touch
The End of Spring by Sahar Khalifeh
Learning English by Rachid Al-Daif (with Adnan Haydar)
This Side of Innocence by Rachid Al-Daif
The Kingdom of Strangers by Elias Khoury
The Journey of Little Ghandi, by Elias Khoury
City Gates by Elias Khoury (also translated as Gates of the City)