Member of the Libyan Arabic Language Academy and formerly an expert at the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), Abdel Hamis Abdullah al-Huramah is a professor at a Libyan university specializing in the Arabic literature of Andalusia. He has a range of publications on language, Andalusian literature, biographies, Libyan cultural history, and Islamic thought. He has edited literary and historical manuscripts. He has an interest in the facilitation of Arabic and participated in producing the Iqlaa method (Language Proficiency Assessment for non-native speakers of Arabic). He is also interested and has written on teaching Arabic to non-specialists. Al-Huramah is also an editor or adviser to a number of Arab academic journals and encyclopedias including the "Kuwait Encyclopedia of the Islamic World" and the "African Encyclopedia".