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Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot Edit Profile

Middle East history educator , author

Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot, Egyptian Born: Cairo, November 1, 1931Middle East history educator, author ( hum: library study, Educated)Middle East history educator, author. Member Middle East Studies Association (president 1977), American ResearchCentre in Egypt (board; member 1971^, president 1991-1993).

Background

Marsot, Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid was born on November 1, 1931 in Cairo. Daughter of Said Lutfi and Atiya (Rashwan) al-Sayyid.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Sociology, American U., Cairo, 1952. Master of Arts in Political Science, Stanford University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy in Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 1963.

Career

Research fellow St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1963—1965. Assistant professor American University, Cairo, 1965—1968. Visiting assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1968—1970, associate professor, 1970—1975.

Professor Middle East history, since 1975.

Works

Membership

Member Middle East Studies Association (president 1977), American ResearchCentre in Egypt (board. Member 1971^, president 1991-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, travel.

Connections

Daughter of Said Lutfi and Atiya (Rashwan) al-Sayyid. Married Alain-Gerard Marsot, July 29, 1964. Children: Vanina Mona, Vanessa Atiya.

father:
Said Lutfi Marsot

mother:
Atiya (Rashwan) Marsot

spouse:
Alain-Gerard Marsot

children:
Vanina Mona Marsot

Vanessa Atiya Marsot