Ms. Aliaa Aboutera
Teaching Assistant
Office 119 - Building G

Aliaa Aboutera graduated from the British University in Egypt (BUE) in 2015. Her dissertation was about Political Islam in Egypt. More specifically, the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

Priori to BUE, she worked at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and was responsible for tracking the 2011 parliamentary elections in Egypt.

Aliaa is currently pursuing her MA in Development at the American University in Cairo.


B.Sc. in Political Science, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics, and Political Science, the British University in Egypt in partnership with Loughborough University, 2015.

Research Interests
  • Middle East Studies
  • Political Islam
  • International Law
The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa - Introduction to Development - Theories and Practices in Political Journalism - The Making of Modern Egypt - Principles of International Law - The Politics of Migration and Refugees - Contemporary Ideologies (for the Faculty of Communication and Mass Media).
Assessment Team and Teaching and Learning Team Junior Officer