Dr Christina Mayer is the Convenor of the Arabic Program. She is a graduate of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (degrees in Arabic, Turkish and Russian studies, undergraduate training in Libya and the USSR), with an MA in Applied Linguistics and PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies (both awarded by The University of Melbourne), with research conducted in Morocco, Egypt and Syria. She first started working at the UoM in 1989. She is a prolific textbook writer and material developer. Her research interests in Arabic studies include language teaching for specific purposes and in Islamic studies the role of magic in modern Arab societies, particularly in the lives of women.
LCNAU / Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities.
Individual member 2014 -
AUSIT / Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators.
Ordinary member 2003 -