Moha Ennaji is a professor of linguistics and gender studies and a former head of the Department of English at the University of Fes, Morocco. He is currently the director of Arabic Studies at Rutgers University. He has published extensively on language, gender, and cultural studies with a focus on North Africa. His most recent publications include Migration and Gender in Morocco and The Dialogue of Civilizations (translation) both co-authored with Fatima Sadiqi (2008); Multilingualism, Cultural Education, and Education in Morocco (2005), and A Grammar of Moroccan Arabic (2008). He is the editor of Language and Gender in the Mediterranean Region (2008). He has been a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Arizona and Mansfield University.