Manar Shorbagy

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Political Science

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
The American University in Cairo
Department: 
The Arab Center for Development and Future Studies
Address: 
The American University in Cairo, New Cairo
Postal code: 
11835
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
manash@aucegypt.edu

Education

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.

Competences

American Studies

Human Rights

Public Policy

Egyptian Politics

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

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.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Affiliations to: Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies; Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies; The Nasser Military Academy (responsibilities: supervision of graduate student theses; writing of policy papers), The Diplomatic Institute 1994 -2009

Member of societies such as: The African Association of Political Science (AAPS) and The International American Studies Association (IASA)

Productions and works: 

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.

Awards

Awards: 

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