Ms. Hana Zayed
Assistant Lecturer
Building G

Hana Zayed is an assistant lecturer at the Economics department. She graduated with a BA in Economics and a minor in environmental sciences from the American University in Cairo in 2015, where she also worked as a research associate at the Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE). In 2019, she received her MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh in 2019.  Her dissertation was on the political ecology of farming under occupation in the Gaza and the West Bank, focusing on agro-resistance and "environmentalism of the poor". Hana has extensive experience in working on sustainable development projects through environmental and sustainability consultancy across Egypt, Dubai and Scotland.

Her interest includes permaculture design, environmental economics and political ecology. She currently teaches International Trade and Introduction to Behavioural Sciences at BUE.


M.Sc. in Environmental Sustainability, the University of Edinburgh, 2019.

B.A. in Economics , Minor in Environmental Sciences, the American University in Cairo, 2015.

Research Interests
  • Permaculture Design
  • Environmental Economics
  • Political Ecology
University Groups
Modules Taught
International Trade and Introduction to Behavioural Sciences