Seerwan Hariry is Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic at Georgetown University in Qatar. His research interest spans the intersection of language and culture in the context of modern and pre-modern Islamic society, with a focus on literary texts produced by Kurdish writers in Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey.
Courses taught by Professor Hariry include Arabic and English as Foreign Languages, Translation: Theory and Practice, Advanced Speaking Skills, Diversity Education, Intense 1st Level Modern Standard Arabic II, 1st Level Modern Standard Arabic II, Advanced Modern Standard Arabic Heritage Speaker, and Advanced Modern Standard Arabic Heritage Speaker II. He has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, Soran University, University of Kurdistan Hawler, and Cihan University. Professor Hariry is an International Baccalaureate examiner.
Professor Hariry received his Ph.D. in Middle Eastern languages and culture from the University of Texas at Austin.