Dahlia Dwedar, Ph.D. Ed.

Teaching Assistant Professor, Arabic; Arabic Undergraduate Advisor
Dahlia Dwedar


Dahlia Dwedar is the Arabic language and Middle Eastern cultures minor program committee chair and the Arabic language program coordinator, at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has developed the Arabic language and Middle Eastern cultures minor at the University.

Dwedar is a department academic advisor for the Arabic language and Middle Eastern cultures minor program. You may contact her via Skype. Skype ID: Dr.DahliaDwedar@aol.com.

In 2007, Dwedar started her career as an assistant professor of standard Arabic, when she joined the Defense Language Institute (DLIFLC) in Monterey, CA. In addition, she was the deputy director of the DLIFLC Fort Huachuca Language Center LTD of Arabic Program.

In 2012, she became a U.S. Army senior instructor when she also joined the TRADOC Culture Center at The United States Army Intelligence Center of Excellence (USAICoE ) as a Middle East subject matter expert, where she taught Arabic and Middle Eastern cultures, Middle East history and the three Middle East monotheistic religions.

Dwedar's research interests include curriculum development, second language acquisition, integrating technology in foreign language learning process, history, history of religions and art history.

Also, she can provide English to Arabic interpretation and translation.

Courses taught: modern standard Arabic (beginner through intermediate)

  • ARA 111
  • ARA 112
  • ARA 211
  • ARA 212
  • ARA 305
  • ARA 306
  • ARA 309
  • ARA 221, Middle Eastern Peoples and Cultures
  • CH 201: Ancient and Medieval Cultures (History & Religions)



  • Ph.D. Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, 2018
  • M.A. Ed., Educational Technology Management, 2014
  • M.A., Art & Literature Criticism, 2006
  • Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française (DELF) Paris, France, 1987