Personal Information

Date of birth: 13.11.1979
Marital Status: Married (two children)
Occupation: Dr. phil.

Academic History

1996-2000 B. A. Department of Oriental Languages, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Egypt
2002-2009 Instructor, Department of Oriental Languages, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Egypt
2009 M.A. Old Testament Studies, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Egypt
2007-2008 Norwegian Government Scholarship
2010 Best Master Award, Cairo University
2010 DAAD Scholarship, German Egyptian Research Long Term Scholarship
2011-2015 Doctoral studies, Georg-August University, Göttingen
2016- Lecturer, Department of Oriental Languages, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, Egypt
since 2012 Membership to Old Testament Studies: Epistemologies and Methods (OTSEM)


Research Interests

  • Semitic Studies
  • Old Testament Studies
  • Ancient near East
  • Jewish Studies


  • Languages Qualifications

  • 1996-2000 Semitic Languages, Department of Oriental Languages, Cairo University
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Deutsch


  • Publications
    Wellhauen and Kaufmann: Ancient Israel and Its Religious History in the Works of Julius Wellhausen and Yehezkel Kaufmann, De Gruter, Berlin/Boston, 2016.