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Meet our new faculty: Mohamed Wajdi Ben Hammed, Arabic literature

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Mohamed Wajdi Ben Hammed is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty.

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Name: Mohamed Wajdi Ben Hammed 

Discipline: Arabic literature

Degrees: Ph.D., Columbia University, 2022; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 2016; B.A., University of Tunis, 2009

Research interests: I work on Modern Arabic literature and thought with interests in postcolonial thought, philosophies of time, Sufism and the Islamic philosophical tradition.