Department of Philosophy
Sacramento State University
Office Hours: check syllabus, or by appointment
Dr. Clovis Karam has a Ph.D in Scholastic Philosophy & Religions from the Catholic University of Lyon-France (1982), and another Ph.D in Philosophy from the University of Lyon III France (1985). Dr. Karam has more than 35 years of teaching, research, and an extensive conferencing experience in the field of Humanities in different languages and international universities . Currently Dr. Karam is a part time professor at the Philosophy Department of California State University in Sacramento (CSUS) and (CRC), Cosumnes River College Humanities Department.
According to the Bulletin of the Catholic University of Lyon ( 1982), Dr. Karam is one of the few scholars that have demonstrated extensive knowledge and research in the fields of Comparative Middle Eastern Cultures, Mythologies, Semitic languages, Philosophies and Religions. Dr. C. Karam is the Senior Research Director of the Phoenician Aramaic Research Center (parcrc.org) and a long time contributor to ETAPE (etapegoabroad.org), a leading European tutoring exchange agency based in Nice-France. He also pioneered with GETT program, “Global Education Thru Technology”, sharing simultaneously via video conferences, scheduled and accredited courses on “Cultural Diversity” with university students from around the globe: El Camino College in California, Monterrey University of Mexico, Poland, and Notre Dame University of Lebanon.
Recently, Dr. Clovis Karam was asked to serve as the Coordinator for the” Apostolic Eastern Churches of Greater Sacramento” and ” In Defense of Christians” Northern California chapter. The NPO mission is to ensure the protection and preservation of Christianity and Christian culture in the Middle East (indefenseofchristians.org). Dr. Karam is also a honorary member of (WLCU) the World Lebanese Cultural Union, and he recently joined the Knights of Christopher Columbus and the volunteering group of Saint Vincent De Paul, a community charitable organization based in Elk Grove California.
NB: Dr. Clovis Karam is also the professor of Arabic at CSUS World Languages & Literatures Department.