Faculty in the Media

SEPTEMBER

September 30, 2020

  • Salima Ikram (YAB '86), distinguished University professor of Egyptology, spoke to the RNZ: Morning Report on the importance of this discovery.
  • Nagla Rizk '83, '87, professor of economics and founding director of AUC's Access to Knowledge for Development Center, talks in this Business Forward article about issues facing Egypt's informal communities that were brought to light during the COVID-19 pandemic and possible policy interventions.
  • Ashraf Sheta, assistant professor in the Department of Management, talks about the challenges facing family businesses in Egypt during the COVID-19 pandemic in this Egyptian Streets article.

September 28, 2020

September 21, 20202

  • Check out this Al Shorouk article on the upcoming U.S. elections by Nabil Fahmy '74. '77, dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and distinguished University professor of practice of international diplomacy.
  • Sarah El-Richani, assistant professor of journalism and mass communication, speaks about Lebanon's financial dilemma in this Ahram Online article.

September 17, 2020

  • Provost Ehab Abdel-Rahman spoke to Al Akhbar about online learning, how AUC adapted to COVID-19, and new plans and initiatives. Read the full interview (in Arabic).

September 13, 2020

  • Rasha Allam '02, '05, assistant professor in the Department Journalism and Mass Communication, appeared on MBC Masr to discuss her new book. Watch the full interview.
  • Hamid Ali, associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, talks about Sudan's state of economic emergency in this Dabanga article.

September 11, 2020

  • Nagla Rizk '83, '87, professor of economics and founding director of AUC's Access to Knowledge for Development Center, shares her insights on the new digital reality in higher education in the University of Cape Town News.

September 2, 2020

  • Angus Blair, professor of practice in the Department of Management, was interviewed by CNBC International to discuss trends across the MENA region, including stock markets, economies and other prevailing issues. Read more here.

AUGUST

August 31, 2020

  • Magda Mostafa, associate professor in the Department of Architecture who created the world's first set of guidelines for autism-accommodating architecture, is featured in Next City on design standards for people with autism.
  • Ahmed Abdel Meguid, associate professor and associate dean for undergraduate studies and administration in the School of Business, classifies faculty into four categories  Question Marks, Hidden Gems, Sparks and Super Faculty — in this BizEd article. 

August 20, 2020

  • Hanan Kholoussy, associate professor of history, shares her insights in this Egyptian Streets article on the origins of the term "Middle East" as well as misconceptions about the region.

August 4, 2020

  • Sarah El-Richani, assistant professor of journalism and mass communication, shares her insights in this Ahram Online article on the impact of the recent explosions in Beirut. 
  • Jamal Haidar, assistant professor of economics, writes in The Washington Post"Why do foreign donors face a tough choice in dealing with Lebanon's economic crisis?" — published almost a week before the Beirut blasts. 
  • Michael Reimer, professor of history, explores what annexation means for the West Bank in this Egyptian Streets article. 

JUNE

June 22, 2020

  • Laila El Baradei '83, '88, professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, writes about being a public servant in the post-corona world in this op-ed for the PA Times

June 16, 2020

  • Angus Blair, professor of practice in the Department of Management, talk to CNBC about the economic situation in Lebanon.

June 2, 2020

  • Sherine Shawky, senior research scientist at the Social Research Center, talked to Boston University's BU Today about Egypt's response to COVID-19. Read the article here.