Casey Faust

Freelance Arabic Translator & Editor

Location:Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
2 Skills

• Mother Tongue: English

• Fluent: Arabic


Al Jazeera Centre for Studies November 2012-present

• Freelance Arabic translator

o Translated reports and position papers from Arabic to English.
o Edited translations by native speakers to ensure texts read smoothly in English.

Multi-Linguistic Services November 2012-December 2012

• Freelance Arabic Translator

o Translated chapters of a novel from Arabic into English.

o Edited translations by native speakers.

Self-employed August 2011-November 2012

• Private Arabic Tutor

o Privately tutored four students ranging from beginning to second year learners.

o Designed individual activities for the Al-Kitaab textbook series.

o Incorporated activities from a reference grammar to practice technical aspects.

University of Utah Middle East Center August 2011-May 2012

• Arabic Instructor

o Taught beginning Modern Standard Arabic and Egyptian Arabic.

o Designed lesson plans, activities, quizzes, and exams.

University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law August 2011-May 2012

• Arabic Translator

o Translated a variety of court cases dealing with different subjects (medicine, family law, tort) from Arabic into English.


Master of Middle East Studies – Arabic & Linguistics December 2012

o University of Utah

o Thesis: “Style Shifting in Egyptian and Tunisian Arabic: A Sociolinguistic Study of Media Arabic”

o GPA: 3.9/4.0

Bachelor of Arts: Anthropology May 2009

o Missouri State University

o Minors in Arabic and Linguistics

o GPA: 3.6/4.0

Alexandria Center for Languages Summer 2010

Amman Arab University Summer 2006


o SDL Trados Studio 2011

Reference Materials

o Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Standard Arabic

o Faruqi’s Law Dictionary

o Arabic-English Lexicon by Edward William Lane

o Al-Mawrid 2011 edition
Skills (2) Rating
Arabic Translation