August 2004-August 2009 Ph.D in History University of Texas at Austin
January 2002- May 2004 M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies University of Texas at Austin
October1985-May1989 B.A. in Mass Communication\Journalism Cairo University, Egypt
2016- present: Associate Professor, Texas Christian University
2009-2016: Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University
2015: Woolf Institute Visiting Fellow (Cambridge, UK)
2010/2011 Europe in the Middle East; the Middle East in Europe postdoctoral fellow, ZMO (Berlin Germany)
Introduction to the Modern Middle East, Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Egypt Between Revolutions, Revolutionary Iran: A History, Women in the Middle East, Syria and Iraq: Troubled History from WWI to the Rise of ISIS, The Formation, Transformation of the Modern Middle East: A Graduate Reading Seminar, and History Major Seminar on Modern Middle East.