Ninette Fahmy

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Political Science

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
American University in Cairo
Department: 
Political Science
Address: 
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room 2014
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
ninette@aucegypt.edu

Education

PhD, Middle East Politics/Egyptian Politics, University of Exeter, 1999

MPA, American University in Cairo, 1990.

 BSc., Business Management, Helwan University, 1985.

Competences

Egyptian Politics

Human Rights

Political Islam

State-Society Relations

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Professor of Middle East and Comparative Politics, American University in Cairo, 2003-Present. 

Acting Dean for the School of Management, 2015. 

 

Productions and works: 

"Closing up the Door:” The Egyptian State and the Politico-Economic Entrepreneur: The Case of Nuwwab al-Qurud “Loans MPS,” l'Egypte Contemporaine, January 2007, pp.13-37.

“A Culture of Poverty or the Poverty of a Culture? Informal Settlement and the Debate over State-Society Relationship in Egypt,” Middle East Journal, Vol.58, N0.4, Autumn 2004, pp.597-611.

The Politics of Egypt: State- Society Relationship. Routledge Curzon Press, London, 2002.

Awards

Awards: 

Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Award for teaching at the University of the South, Tennessee, USA, 2005-2006

Fulbright Teaching and Research Award, for teaching at the University of Richmond, 2000-2001