Professor of Arabic Linguistics
Faculty of Literature, Arabic Department
PhD, Linguistics, Department of Arabic, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, 1980.
MA, Arabic Literature, Cairo University, 1974.
BA, Arabic Literature, Cairo University, 1969.
Arabization of Sciences.
Professor of Arabic Linguistics, Faculty of Literature, Cairo University.
Supervisor of Grammar and Morphology, Dar al-Ulum, Cairo University/Fayyoum University, 1997-1999.
Chair, Arabic Department, Faculty of Education Development for Teacher Preparation, Riyadh, 1993-1994.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Basic Education, Kuwait, 1988-1990 and 1994-1997.
Chair, Arabic Department, Faculty of Literature for Girls, Riyadh, 1982-1984.
Expert, Academy of the Arabic Language in Cairo, 2007.
Member and Rapporteur, Academy of the Arabic Language in Damascus, 2002.
Board member, International Arab Translators Association.
Member, National Council for Culture, Art, Literature and Media, 2002.
Presented research in conferences and workshops including: Egyptian National Archives Seminar, 2009; workshop on linguistic data.
Faculty of Computing and Information, in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania, 2008; workshop at the Netherlands Flemish Institute in Cairo, 2008; the First National Seminar on Computing and the Arabic Langauge (ISCAL), 2007.
Surat al-mar'a fi al-'aql al-jma'ai al-masri min khilal amthalihi (The image of women in the Egyptian collective mind as seen in proverbs), National Council for Women, 2008.
Studies in Modern Arabic. Cairo: World of Books, 2003.
Arab Academies and Language Issues. Cairo: World of Books, 2004.
First woman to be appointed to the Arab Academy of Cairo.
Only Egyptian woman chosen as a respresentative to the Arab Academy of Damascus, 2002-Present.
Headed the national campaign to correct the distorted image of Arabic found in Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
Cairo University Award for Humanities and Social Sciences Achievement, 2004.
Best Professor Medal and Certificate of Merit, Cairo University, 2004.