Sherif Abdelkarim is an Assistant Professor at Grinnell College. His areas of specialization include Old English, Middle English, and Classical and Early Postclassical Arabic literature. He also writes on historical linguistics and pop culture.
At present, Sherif is expanding his recent dissertation into a book project that examines the figure of the hypocrite in the ancient and medieval worlds through poetic, philosophic, and linguistic lenses.
BA: The College of William & Mary (2009)
PhD: The University of Virginia (2018)