Dr. Maha Shuayb
DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRE FOR LEBANESE STUDIES
Maha Shuayb is the Director of the Centre for Lebanese Studies since 2012 and an Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Prior to that, she was a Senior Fellow at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Maha has a Ph.D. in education from the University of Cambridge. She is a founding member and the former president of the Lebanese Association for History. She is also a co-founding member of the Disability Hub, a collective initiative that aims to promote research and advocacy around disability in the Arab World.
Maha’s research focuses on the sociology and politics of education, particularly equity and equality in education, and the implications of inequalities on marginalized groups such as refugee children and persons with disabilities. Her research interests also focus on curriculum and educational reform in Lebanon. Maha has numerous publications on education.