Joyce Akesson has been a lecturer at Lund's University.
Beside the present book, she is the author of two books of foreign linguistics: 1) "Arabic Morphology and Phonology: Based on the Marah Al-Arwah by Ahmad B. Ali B. Masud (Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics), Brill Academic Publishers (July 2001) and 2) "Ahmad B. 'Ali B. Mas'Ud on Arabic Morphology Marah Al-Arwah: Part 1:The Strong Verb (Studia Orientalia Ludensia, Vol 4), Brill Academic Pub (October 1990).
She has also published several articles about Arabic morphology and phonology in different international Journals and a lemma about sarf "morphology / phonology in the Encyclopaedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, vol. 4. Leiden: Brill, 2009.
She is also the author of a book of poems with the title "Love's Thrilling Dimensions" and has contributed in an Anthology in the UK.