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Rahman Arman

School of Global and International Studies/Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region IU Bloomington

Phone:
(812) 856-0935
Email:
armanr@indiana.edu
715 Eigenmann Hall
1900 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN
47406

Areas of Expertise

Online language lecturer and developer; Dari and Pashto languages

Expert Bio

Rahman Arman is originally from Afghanistan. In 2005, he graduated from the Faculty Medical School of Herat University and received his M.D. as a general practitioner.

Arman joined Indiana University’s Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region in October 2007 as a Pashto material developer and soon started teaching advanced Pashto classes for the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. He has many years of experience developing Pashto and Dari material. He has published Dari introductory and intermediate textbooks that have been published by Georgetown University Press.

Currently, he creates Dari and Pashto materials for online classes. Arman has been promoted to senior lecturer for 2017.

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Additional Information

Native speaker of Pashto and Dari; fluent in Farsi and English; good language skills in Urdu and Hindi.

Writer of poetry and freelance translator in Dari and Pashto languages