Ms. Asmaa Gomaa
Teaching Assistant
Office 118 - Building G

Asmaa Gomaa is currently an M.A. student in Comparative and Middle East Politics and Society, department of Political Science, the American University in Cairo. Asmaa graduated as one of the top students of her cohort. Her dissertation went about perceptions of racism, and how these perceptions varied from one person to the next using Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X as examples.

She has joined many extra-curricular activities at the BUE, and held major positions in most of them, the most recent one being Vice President for League of Arab States Integrated Model (LASIM). She has also taken part in North Africa International Model of United Nations (NAIMUN) in Tunisia and Morocco and has received the Best Delegate trophy.

Additionally, she has spent 6 weeks in Serbia through AIESEC, teaching English Linguistics and Culture. Asmaa has also gone through another teaching experience whereby she worked as a sociology teaching assistant for IGCSE students.

Lastly, she co-founded Arcadia; a start-up that aims on spreading entrepreneurship education to kids and youth in Egypt, and has been an intern in multiple entities such as League of Arab States, and the British Council in Egypt.

Education

M.A in Comparative and Middle East Politics, CMEPS, the American University in Cairo (ongoing).

B.Sc. in Political Science, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics, and Political Science, the British University in Egypt in partnership with Loughborough University, 2017.

Research Interests
  • Political Psychology
  • Philosophy and Political Thought
  • Literature and Culture
  • International Relations
  • International Law
Modules
Contemporary Ideologies - Epistemology - Gender - Foreign Policy - The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Responsibilities
Research Team Junior Officer - Teaching and Learning Team Member - Prep Year Team Member