Visiting Instructor of Arabic
405 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5780


  • M.A., Wayne State University
  • B.A., University of Alexandria, Egypt

Fatma El-Turky has been teaching Arabic language over 15 years in Michigan and Pennsylvania. She has taught Arabic at University of Detroit, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, and Lehigh University. She teaches all levels from elementary Arabic to advanced special topics. Previously she taught an intensive Arabic for professionals relocating to the Middle East. Fatma also is an approved interpreter at the Lehigh Valley Court. She also worked as a senior interpreter for the USA Air Force during the summer of 2007. Most recently she was conducting online Arabic classes for universities and high schools in Pennsylvania as well.

Fatma El-Turky lectures locally on the cultural, political, and religious aspects of Middle East. She has also served as a media commentator for the local newspapers and TV stations.

Fatma holds a Master’s degree in Near Eastern Studies from Wayne State University, and a B.A in English Literature from the University of Alexandria, Egypt.