Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies Faculty

Atef Ghobrial

Professor of the Practice, Arabic


  • “The Coptic Orthodox Lectern” by His Holiness Pope Tawadrous the Second, (2018) • Divine Work in a Christian Marriage, Bishop Paula. (The Ideal Christian Family/ Book One/ 2015) 
  • The Christian family: An Icon of Love, Bishop Paula. (The Ideal Christian Family/ Book Two, 2015) 
  • The Holy Bible and Science: The Flood & Jonah and the Whale. Bishop Paula (Science and Faith, Book Two, 2015) 
  • Science and the Inevitability of God’s Existence. By Bishop Paula (Science and Faith, Book Three, 2015) 
  • The Book of Prayers, the Seven Prayers of the Week, 2014. 
  • The Holy Pascha, Translation and editing (2014) 
  • A Prayer for All People, Translation, 2013 • Holy Spirit Prayers, Translation, 2013 
  • In Times of Tribulations, Translation, 2012 
  •  “Have You Seen the One I Love?” Translation of His Holiness Pope Shenouda’s lectures and contemplations on Song of Songs (Amazon. Com, 2008).


  • 2019 Faculty Fellowship/ Research Leave (Spring 2019) 
  • 2017 Research Incentive Grant (RIG) / Boston College 
  • 2017 Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) /Boston College 
  • 2012 Recipient of Teaching Excellence Award /UMass Lowell 
  • 2012 Recipient of College Merit Award/ UMass Lowell 
  • 2012 Recipient of Dean’s Merit Award / UMass Lowell 
  • 2012 Nominated for one of the sixteen leadership Awards/ Boston College