Fikry Boutros, AUC Senior Instructor, Department of Rhetoric and Composition


Senior Instructor
Department of Rhetoric and Composition


Brief Biography

Fikry Boutros is a senior instructor at the Department of Rhetoric and Composition at The American University in Cairo. Since 2011, he has been teaching research writing, public speaking, business communication, linguistics and leadership courses to undergraduates. Additionally, he regularly volunteers to give customized workshops to both the graduate and the undergraduate community based on their needs each semester. On the side, Boutros is a professional trainer, providing consultations and training workshops to different business organizations. 

  • Boutros co-authored and published a management book in 2008 titled "Jeux de role pour les formateurs" which translates as Role Plays for Trainers, Éditions Eyrolles, Paris, France.

    • Research writing and methods
    • Public speaking 
    • Business communication
    • Linguistics
    • Leadership
Research Interest
  • Politeness in second language
  • Interlanguage pragmatics
  • Second language acquisition