Psychoanalyst and Human Rights Activist
Diploma, Psychoanalysis, Washington, 1985.
PhD, Legal Sciences, University of Paris, 1967.
MA, Public Law and Political Science, University of Paris, 1962.
BA, Law, Alexandria University, 1958.
Representative of the International Psychoanalytic Association to the United Nations, 1998-2009.
Former President, Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO).
Assistant Professor and Director, Law Department, Helwan University, 1970-1987.
Member, Board of Directors, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP).
Member, Board of Trustees, Women and Memory Forum (WMF).
Member, Organizing Committee, NGO Forum, Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing.
The Future of Prejudice: Psychoanalysis And the Prevention of Prejudice. NY: Rowman and Littlefield Pub Inc, 2007.
Ismail Serageldin and Afaf Mahfouz, Self and the Other: Sustainability and Self-Empowerment.World Bank Publications, 1996.
Joseph H Smith and Afaf Mahfouz, Psychoanalysis, Feminism and the Future of Gender. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1994.
French State Award, 1983.
State Merit Award, Best Doctoral Dissertation, University of Paris, 1968.