Asma Ben Romdhane, Ph.D.


Dr. Ben Romdhane is a Fulbright Almuna and an advocate of Integrated approach to Arabic language Instruction. One of her main research interest focuses on how to simultaneously teach the two varieties of the language successfully in a way that reflects the authentic practice of native Arabic speakers. In the spring 2015, she received a Stanley Grant for International Research and a university-wide Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University of Iowa. In 2019, she served as a judge at the US Universities Arabic Debating Championship in Harvard University, organized by Qatar Debate Center in the United States of America. In the past few years, she has been dedicated to helping Arab refugees integrate and assimilate in the new culture through her translation and interpretation skills.

Research areas
  • Arabic
Asma Ben Romdhane
Contact Information

519 Phillips Hall (PH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States