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Dr. Kirk Belnap

Brigham Young University

Kirk Belnap currently serves as the director of the National Middle East Language Resource Center at Brigham Young University. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from The University of Pennsylvania, an MA in Language Acquisition/Arabic from Brigham Young University and a BA in Arabic Language & Linguistics from BYU. His research interests include teaching Arabic as a second language, language policy and planning, sociolinguistics, the history of Arabic, and L1 and L2 literacy.