Yasmine Motawy is a senior instructor in the Department of Rhetoric and Composition. She has a BA and MA in comparative literature from The American University in Cairo and a PhD (Cairo University 2012) in comparative literature with a dissertation on ideology in contemporary Egyptian and British children's literature.
Motawy is an educator, translator, reviewer, scholar and editor for children’s literature. Her doctoral and post-doctoral research has been on ideology and discourse in Arab children's media and literature.
Motawy has been involved in the promotion of reading in the Arab world and the revival of the Egyptian section of IBBY in 2012 and is associate editor of the Routledge Companion to International Children’s Literature, and has served on the 2016 and 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury.
In previous lives, Motaway worked in the corporate world and trained for three years to be a member of the Lakeland College of Homeopathy.
Arabic to English Book Translations
English to Arabic Book Translation