Professor Shaza Ismail
The Randolph-Macon College International
Studies program will host a lecture by
Professor Shaza Ismail on Wednesday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. in Old Chapel,
Room 212 (the Topping Room).
Ismail will present “The Role of Women in Egyptian Politics.” This event is
free and open to the public.
Ismail is the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Randolph-Macon College. She earned
her bachelor’s degree in tourism guidance and her master’s degree in early Christian
art from Helwan University. She earned her Ph.D. in early Christian art and architecture
from Helwan University and the University of Wales, United Kingdom.
She has been teaching at Helwan University in Cairo for 18 years and has been a
lecturer at the University of Wales, United Kingdom. Ismail was awarded a Fulbright
Scholar fellowship to teach at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2006
Ismail is a member of the International Association of Coptic Studies, the American
Research Centre in Egypt, and the Arab Syndicate of Tour Guides. She has written
numerous papers for journals, conferences and academic organizations.
At R-MC, Ismail is teaching The History of Ancient Egypt, Early Christian Art in
Egypt (Coptic Art), and Greek and Roman Egypt.