Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Person

I am a Reader/Associate Professor in Arabic and a scholar of Semitic languages with focus on linguistics. My teaching experience includes Arabic grammar and text analysis at all levels as communicative skills. Ten years of international work in Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Syria, has also made me interested in development of international student and staff exchange.

I enjoy working with people and have a long experience of leadership and administration in both university and community life. I am also genuinely interested in didactics and course development.

My current research focus is on Arabic dialect syntax. Most of my research, both in dialectological studies and in other parts of Semitic studies, is corpus based and within the realm of typological syntactic studies.

Research

Publications

Books (1)
Editorships (2)
Articles (3)
Book chapters (5)
Encyclopaedia entries (1)
Conference contributions (1)
Working papers (2)

Research portal (Lund University)

Administrative

Tasks

  • Head of Department at Centre for Languages and Literature
  • Chairperson, The Board, Centre for Languages and Literature
  • Chairperson, The Working Committee, Centre for Languages and Literature
  • Member, Head of Department, Centre for Languages and Literature

Other tasks and qualifications

Maria Persson

Head of Department
Centre for Languages and Literature

Reader
Arabic Studies
Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail maria.perssonmellost.luse

Visiting address Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address Box 201, 221 00 Lund

Internal post code 20