Khaldoun Almousily is the Program Coordinator for Arabic language and a faculty member of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. He has been teaching Arabic language and translation studies in Kentucky for eight years. His efforts led to the building of the first Arabic major and minor programs in the State of Kentucky at Western Kentucky University, where he taught from 2010 - 2015. He is currently working on building the Arabic program at UofL.
Since his employment at University of Louisville in 2015, Khaldoun Almousily was awarded the UofL Diversity Champion Award 2017 and the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award 2016, 2017, and 2018. He has been nominated for the Favorite Faculty Award in 2017 and 2018.
Khaldoun has extensive knowledge and experience in translation and interpreting in the U.S. and abroad. He has interpreted at a large number of regional and international conferences working for the government, the United Nations, and private sectors in the field of human rights and refugee protection programs. He serves as a Middle East consultant for Warren Country Public Schools and Greater Clark County Schools. Mr. Almousily is a certified court interpreter in nine states and helps the Administrative Office of the Courts at the state and federal levels.