Maha El Said

  • Associate professor
  • Cairo University, Egypt
  • Twitter: @Santafathy

I am an associate professor at Cairo University with a special interest in ethnic writings. I have publications on Arab American writings, creative writing, popular culture, and Hypertextual poetry. I was a Fulbright visiting scholar for the academic year 2003/2004 at UC Berkeley where I researched the development of the Spoken Word as a political expression.

I am the vice president of the Egyptian Association for Evaluation and Research Network (EARN), board member of NileTESOL, founding member of Madad (The Cultural Support Initiative) and Member of the national committee for English Language curriculum. I have more than 22 years of experience teaching and leading Education projects and have been very active within educational development in Egypt. I have acted as a consultant for such organizations as UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, USAID, Aguirre International, Creative Associates, EDC, IIE, AMIDEAST, EU, World Bank, KfW, Macmillan Publishing, University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, British Council, the Ministry of Education, and others.