Ms. Shorouk Hazem
Teaching Assistant
Office 118 - Building G

Shorouk is a teaching assistant at the BUE Political Science department. She graduated first of her class with honors in 2020. Her dissertation, titled Al Azhar Versus the Egyptian State: the Politics of Religious Reform in Egypt, explored the dynamics of religious reform in Post-Arab Spring Egypt, focusing on the presidential initiative to renew the religious discourse. It also examined the evolution and the current nature of the relationship between Al Azhar and the Egyptian state, as well as, its impact on the success and sustainability of religious reform. 

Before the British University in Egypt, Shorouk worked for two years in an international NGO, CanDo Action, which aided local humanitarian organizations in war-devastated areas in Syria. She also interned at the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (EFCA) as a researcher, and at Identity Magazine as an editor. 

Shorouk has participated in several extracurricular activities such as the Model United Nations at the BUE, in her role as a General Assembly Director for the academic years 2017/18 and 2018/19. She was also the vice president of Infinity Club, an entertainment student activity at the BUE. 


B.Sc. in Political Science, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics, and Political Science, the British University in Egypt in partnership with London South Bank University, 2020

Research Interests
  • Political Islam
  • Political Theory
  • Sociology
  • Secularism
  • Gender
  • Latin American Studies
  • Middle East Politics
  • Art (Cinema) and Politics

First of class 2020, B.Sc. in Political Science, the British University in Egypt.

University Groups
Non-Western Political Thought
Administrative Responsibility
Website team member - Final Year Project team member - Political Science Student Support team member.