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Marc Abou Abdallah

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201 Coble Hall
M/C 488
Visiting Assistant Professor


Marc Abou-Abdallah is a Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He holds a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern ancient history and languages from La Sorbonne University in Paris, granted in 2010. Since 2011, he has taught in several Canadian and Lebanese universities, including courses related to the past and contemporary Middle East as well as topics including the invention of the alphabet, the historical contexts for the wars and conflicts of the Middle East, Psephology, and others. He has published a variety of articles and books, including L’histoire du royaume de Byblos à l’âge du Fer (1080-333) through the Studia Phoenicia series.