Nevenka Korica Sullivan
Senior Preceptor in Arabic, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Nevenka Korica Sullivan received her M.A. in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language from American University in Cairo and is currently Director of the Center for Arabic Study Abroad (CASA) at Harvard University. She served as Executive Director of CASA program at the American University in Cairo from 2006-2010, in which she also taught Arabic beginning in 1999. A native of Belgrade, Serbia, she earned her B.A. in Arabic and Turkish languages from the Department of Oriental Philology, University of Belgrade. Ms. Sullivan worked as a translator and news announcer in the Arabic service at Radio Yugoslavia. She is the co-author of Media Arabic: A Course book for Reading Arabic News (AUC Press, 2014),Umm al-Dunya: Advanced Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (AUC Press, 2013), and the translation of Sulayman Fayyad’s novel Voices (Glasovi) into Serbian (Clio, Beograd, 2013). Her professional interests include second language acquisition, pedagogy, development of curricula and instructional materials and resources for teaching and learning Arabic.