Faculty Research

Is Cancer Genetic?

Is cancer genetic? Is cancer a modern disease? In this video Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, explores the existence of cancer in ancient Egypt.

Protecting Egypt's Children Through Positive Parenting

Carie Forden, professor and director of the counseling and community psychology graduate program at AUC, has helped develop a project to train staff members at the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood Child Helpline to provide support and advice to parents.

A Chat With Sociology Professor Helen Rizzo

Helen Rizzo, associate professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Egyptology, shares her experience living in Cairo and pursuing her academic interests in women's rights and gender at AUC.

 Bernard O’Kane Islamic Architecture

Islamic Architecture at AUC: 'Harmonizing Cultural Heritage with Modernity'

It was during his summer holidays as a student that Bernard O’Kane, now professor of Islamic art and architecture, took trips from Ireland to Turkey, Egypt, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Iran -- and “was hooked.”

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Atta Gebril, Mona Amer '98 Receive Elsevier 2019 Scopus Researcher Awards

Atta Gebril, associate professor in the Department of Applied Linguistics, and Mona Amer '98, associate professor and chair of the Department of Psychology,received the Elsevier 2019 Scopus Researcher Awards for the impact of their research in the fields of education and psychology, respectively, on Egyptian society. Gebril and Amer are the only two award recipients from AUC.

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