Maggie Nassif, administrative director

Dr. Maggie Nassif has a PhD in Post-Colonial Theory from Cairo University, and a Masters in Comparative Literature from The American University in Cairo. She has graduate diplomas in Translation and Applied Linguistics/Foreign Language Teaching. In addition, Maggie Nassif has studied Business at the Wharton School of Business and ASU where she completed her MBA in 2005. She has taught Literature, Women's Studies, Writing, Translation, ESL and Business Culture. She has also held several executive positions as ESL Coordinator at the State University of New York, and Director of the Arabic Summer MBA Program for The Wharton School of Business/Lauder Institute. Maggie's main research interest is in cultural studies: women's issues, femminist  literature, material culture, pop culture, and business culture in the Middle East. She has more recently been involved in research on vocational training and job preparedness in global markets for students in the 21st century.

  • 2011 “ Translating the Sentiments in Tahrir” Ebook: Multiculturalism: Conflict and Belonging , Interdisciplinary Network
  • 2011 “Advertising and Marketing Campaigns Targeting Female Consumers in Egypt “ Encyclopedia of Women in Islamic Societies, Vo l
  • 2009"Who Moved My Job? The Effect of Outsourcing Jobs to India and China on the Education System in the US.” Competitiveness Review, Vol 19, No 1.
  • 2003 "El Zar: A Tool of Oppression and Liberation." Studies in the Humanities, Vol 30.1-2.
  • 2001 "Three Tales of Love and Death." Middle East Studies Association Bulletin.
  • 1999 "An Interview with Mahfouz." Edebiyat: A journal of Middle Eastern Literature(Oxford University).
  • 1994 "Salwa Bakr: A Woman with a Quest." Cairo's Cultural Guide, October issue.
  • 1994 "Exploring the Medieval City: The Houses of Cairo." Cairo's Cultural Guide, May issue.
  • 1993 "Exploring the Medieval City: The Gates of Cairo." Cairo's Cultural Guide, October issue.
  • 1993 "Exploring the Medieval City: The Nilometer." Cairo's Cultural Guide, April issue.
  • 1992 "Exploring the Medieval City: The Mulids: Feasts &Festivals in Cairo." Cairo's Cultural Guide, December issue.
  • 1992 "SPARE The Remains": Interview with John Rodenbeck, Chairperson of SPARE: The Society for the Preservation of Archeological Resources of EGYPT." Cairo's Cultural Guide, September issue.
  • 1991 "Tire industry in Egypt." Business Monthly: Journal of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo.