Faculty and Staff

Benjamin Koerber

Associate Professor, Arabic Language and LiteratureBenjamin Koerber

Email: benjamin.koerber@rutgers.edu

Phone: 848-445-0275

Office: 15 Seminary Place Room 6172, College Avenue Campus

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 - 3:00


Ph.D. Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures (Arabic), University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

My research is concerned with Arabic language, literature, and culture from all periods, with a focus on new literary genres in Egypt and Tunisia.

My creative and critical works have appeared in Akhbar al-Adab, Jadaliyya, the Journal of Arabic Literature, Ma3azef, The New Inquiry, and Wasla.

AMESALL Courses (Present and Future)

  • Folklore and Mythology of the Middle East
  • Arabic Graphic Narratives
  • Egyptian Arabic