Sherif Abdelkarim

Mears Cottage 311
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Sherif Abdelkarim

Assistant Professor

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.

Sherif's book project, Hypocrisy: Its Vices & Virtues in Medieval Culture, 500-1500, examines the figure of the hypocrite in the ancient and medieval worlds through poetic, philosophic, and linguistic lenses.


Education and Degrees

BA: The College of William & Mary
PhD: The University of Virginia

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