Who Is She
Professor of Political Science
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Contact information / Work
The American University in Cairo
The Arab Center for Development and Future Studies
The American University in Cairo, New Cairo
PhD, Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1994
Certificate in Human Rights Studies, The International Institute for Human Rights Studies, Strasbourg, France, summer 1994.
Senior Consultant on US Affairs, The Arab Center for Development and Future Studies, for, 2006 – present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, The American University in Cairo, Fall 2000 – present;
Academic Director, American Studies Center and Assistant Professor of Political Science, The American University in Cairo, Jan 2004 – June 2006;
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, July - Dec. 2003.
Has a number of books to her name, including: Obama’s Three Voices, Cairo: Safir, 2009. Who Elects the US President,
Constraints, Complexities and Much More, Cairo: Sherouq International, 2008. Constrained Democracy: The US Presidential Election, Cairo: Dar Masr Al Mahrousa, 2004;
Has a number of papers to her name, including: “The Anti-Globalization Movement”, in: Africa and Globalization, Ed. Hamdy Abdel Rahman,(Cairo: Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 2005),
pp.45-74;“The US and the Iraqi Question: The Gulf States’ Predicament”, in: The Gulf and The Iraqi Question, From the Kuwait Invasion to the Occupation 1990-2003. Ed. Ahmed Ibrahim, Cairo:
Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, 2003; “War Decision-Making: the U.S. from Within” in:, The Aggression against Iraq,
Hassan Nafaa and Nadia Mustapha, eds, Cairo: Center for Political Studies, 2003;“American Politics in the Late 1990s.”
Has a number of journal articles to her name, including: “Understanding Kefaya: The New Politics in Egypt”, Arab Studies Quarterly, vol 29, no 1, Winter 2007;
“Official America versus the Other America, Alif, No 25,2005; “Change and Continuity in US Foreign Policy, Al Seyassa Al Dawleyya, 161, July 2005;
Has given over twenty papers at major world conferences, and approximately one hundred published political commentaries in leading Middle East newspapers.
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 2003;
American University in Cairo & U.S. Department of State - Grants to conduct research in Washington, D.C., summer 2002; Salzburg Seminar Scholarship, February 2002