Abdel Karim Muhammad Hasan Jabal is professor of linguistics in the Arabic Department at Tanta University and director of the Center for Teaching Arabic to Foreigners, and deputy dean of the Faculty of Arts, Tanta University. He has written a number of reference books and articles in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of semantics, lexicography, phonetics, morphology, neurolinguistics, editing of the tradition, and translation. He taught Arabic linguistics at the Universities of Tanta, Menoufia, and the Emirates. He participated in many local, regional, and international conferences. He was a visiting professor at some universities in China and has supervised many theses and examined at many Egyptian universities. Jabal received his doctorate in linguistics in 1995 under the joint supervision of Tanta University in Egypt and Leeds University in the UK.