Heba Arafah

Five College Lecturer in Arabic
Specialization: 
Multilingualism and sociolinguistics

Heba Arafah received her Ph.D. in applied linguistics from the University of London, Birkbeck. Her research interests include social psychology of language, multilingualism and migration, bicultural identity, and second language acquisition.

Heba teaches Modern Standard Arabic and Levantine. Before joining Mount Holyoke, she worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a resettlement interviewer and interpreter in Jordan.