Sabah is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Balamand in Lebanon. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).
Prior to her return to Lebanon she has held positions in the United States at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee and at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has taught courses on Post-Colonial literature, Literary theory, Feminist and Gender studies and Lebanese Civil-War literature.
Her publications deal with Identity issues in Lebanese literature and the impact of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) on literary production. She has also worked on Gender and Feminism in literature.
Sabah is working on the corpus of the prominent Lebanese author Elias Khoury. She aims to produce a monograph or to publish her research as individual papers in academic journals. She is also engaged in translation and is currently translating a novel from Arabic into English.