Indiana University Bloomington
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People: Core Faculty

Nader MorkusNader Morkus

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Director of the Arabic Language Program, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Academic Director, Arabic Flagship Program
  • Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD, University of South Florida, 2009 (Second Language Acquisition and Instructional Technology)
  • MA, University of Northern Iowa, 2001 (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • BA, Alexandria University, 1995 (English Language and Literature)

Research Interests

  • Intercultural pragmatics
  • Developing L2 learners’ pragmatic competence
  • Instructional technology in the AFL classroom

Contact Information

Office: Global and International Studies Building 3043
Phone: (812) 856-2400

Courses Recently Taught

  • Modern Standard Arabic (MSA): Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Egyptian Colloquial Arabic
  • Contemporary Arab Cinema
  • Topics in Contemporary Arab Culture
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