Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
801 22nd St. NW, Phillips Hall 345
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6125
Fax: (202) 994-2156

Summer Loomis

Summer Loomis

Title — Assistant Professor of Arabic


Summer Loomis, assistant professor of Arabic, completed her dissertation in Arabic Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her master's degree in foreign language pedagogy and Arabic from the University of Washington in Seattle.  Prior to joining the faculty at GW, she taught English as a foreign language in Japan, and Arabic at the University of Washington and the University of Texas at Austin.  Her broad research interests include language assessment, foreign language education, and advanced learners.  She has lived and studied in France, Japan, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan, and is also a graduate of Oberlin College where her interest in Arabic and the Middle East began.