Thompson regularly teaches courses that focus on African language use and pedagogy. She is the Director of the Program in African Languages as well as Director of Gradute Studies.
El Nossery regularly teaches courses that focus on Francophone and Middle Eastern culture and literature. She is the Director of the Middle East Studies Program.
Honored Instructors is a student-initiated program in University Housing that encourages students to recognize instructors who have made an impact on their learning. Every semester students living in University Housing are invited to nominate teachers who inspire them.