Mohamed Maamouri

Dr. Mohamed Maamouri is Associate Director, ILI, and Senior Researcher, and is also Senior Administrator at the Linguistic Data Consortium at the University of Pennsylvania. He heads the Arabic Treebank research group.  Dr. Maamouri received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Cornell University in 1967 and spent most of his professional career at the University of Tunis where he was a Professor of linguistics at the Faculté des Lettres de la Manouba (University of Manouba) from 1967to 2001, and Director of the Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages from 1975 to 1988. Dr. Maamouri joined the University of Pennsylvania in 1995.

Education: PhD: Linguistics, Cornell University

Areas of Expertise: Linguistics

Literacy.org involvement: Associate Director, ILI; Senior Researcher