I was born and raised in Marrakech, Morocco, a truly wonderful and lively city. I speak Moroccan Darija, French, Modern Standard Arabic, English and Spanish. Please feel free to communicate with me in any of these.
My partner, Naba Rizvi, is a talented and immensely smart PhD student, who UCSD is fortunate to have.
I enjoy traveling, and I have been so far to 37 countries: