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Sami Shamma
Visiting Lecturer in Language and Culture Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2029 Office Location: Seabury Hall S-009
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Trinity College faculty member since 2012
General ProfileTeachingResearchHonors/Awards
M.A., Hartford Seminary (2012)
B.S., Univ. of Houston (1984)

Sami Shamma is an engineer and a mathematician that worked in the IT field for over 35 years. Now he teaches Qur’an and Arabic Language.

Sami is a trained chaplain that works with the incarcerated in the Connecticut Department of Corrections.

Sami earned two graduate Certificates in Imam Education and Islamic Chaplaincy. He also earned his MA in Islamic Studies and Christian Muslim Relations from the Hartford Seminary. Sami is currently working on his Doctorate of Ministry where his project is on the teaching of Arabic to English speakers with concentration on the incarcerated.