Salma Aly Shaaban

 Salma Aly Shaaban, Ph.D. (Year 3)


  • University of London – School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), M.A. in Comparative Literature, 2019.
  • Georgetown University – School of Foreign Service, B.Sc. in Foreign Service and Certificate in Islam & Muslim-Christian Understanding, 2017

Areas of interest: Modern Arabic literature, Egyptian ‘ammiyya poetry, women’s writing and performance, popular culture, Arabic-English translation, critical theory

Research Topic: Women’s ‘ammiyya poetry in Egypt

Awards and Honors:

  • 2021-2 Ingrid Semaan Prize Recipient
  • 2016 Social Innovation and Public Service Fund Award Recipient
  • 2016 Improving the Human Condition Grant Recipient

Email: salma.shaaban [at] (Salma Shaaban)

Supervisor: Michelle Hartman

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