Dr. Omri holds a BA from the University of Tunis and MA and PhD from Washington University. Before joining the University of Oxford, Dr. Omri was Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Literature at the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis in the US. Prior to this, he was Senior Lecturer and Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Studies at the University of Exeter in Britain from 1998 to 2007.
His key research interests include modern and pre-modern Arabic literature; Francophone literature of the Maghreb; Comparative and world Literatures; Arab cinema; literature and history; Tunisia.
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