Lecturer in Arabic
Degrees: B.S., M.A., Case Western Reserve University
Ramez Islambouli, a native of Lebanon, moved to the United States in 1985 to pursue his academic studies. He holds a BS in biomedical engineering and an MA in bioethics, both from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in Health Care Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Besides his affiliation with John Carroll University, at neighboring Case Western Reserve University he is an adjunct professor of Islamic law at the Law School, and also of Islamic Studies in the Dept. of Religious Studies. At CWRU, he is also a full-time lecturer and section head of Arabic language in the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literature, as well as the faculty advisor for the Muslim Students Association (MSA).
Here at John Carroll University, in addition to Arabic language, Ramez Islambouli also teaches Islamic Studies, which he also teaches at Cleveland State University. He serves as a Muslim Chaplain at University Hospitals and currently he is the President of Uqbah Mosque Foundation in Cleveland.