Faculty and Staff


Stacy Beckwith, Associate Professor of Hebrew, Director of Judaic Studies
Stacy Beckwith Profile
Director of Judaic Studies
Professor of Hebrew

Office Hours:  Monday 3:00-4:00, Wednesday 3:00-5:00; and by appointment

B.A. University of Toronto; A.M., Ph.D. University of Minnesota. Special interests in nationalism and literature; Israeli, Palestinian, and Spanish. Began teaching at Carleton in 1999.

Yaron Klein
Yaron Klein Profile
Associate Professor of Arabic
Chair of Middle Eastern Languages

Office Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm; and by appointment

B.A. Tel Aviv University; A.M. & Ph.D Harvard University. Special interests: classical Arabic literature (adab), music in the medieval Arab world, contemporary Arab music.

Zaki Haidar, Visiting Lecturer in Arabic
Zaki Haidar Profile
Lecturer in Arabic

Office Hours:  Monday, Wednesday 2:30-3:30 pm; and by appointment

B.A. UC Santa Cruz; M.A. Princeton University; Ph.D. candidate University of Pennsylvania. Special interests in modern Arabic literature and intellectual history, literary theory.


Noah Salomon Profile
Associate Professor of Religion
Director of Middle East Studies


Jean Sherwin
Administrative Assistant in Asian Languages and Literatures
Administrative Assistant in Classics
Administrative Assistant in Middle Eastern Languages