Middle East & North Africa

Sameh Ibrahim

Country: Egypt

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: How the Gospel of Mark speaks to the suffering of Egyptian Christians

Loulwa El Maalouf

Country: Lebanon

School: Columbia International University (USA)

Area of Study: Organizational Leadership

Research Focus: Wise planning for successful leadership transitions in seminaries

John Munayer

Country: Palestine

School: University of Edinburgh (UK)

Area of Study: World Christianity

Research Focus: A new theology for Palestine rooted in the Late Ottoman practices of Christians, Jews, and Muslims

Hossam Garas

Country: Egypt

School: University of Edinburgh (UK)

Area of Study: Islamic Studies

Research Focus: A Christian engagement with the concept of the Ummah

Medhat Fayez

Country: Egypt

School: Fordham (USA)

Area of Study: Church History

Research Focus: How the early Church fathers developed Christian identity, and how this grounds Egypt’s Evangelical churches today.

Dina Bishay

Country: Egypt

School: Princeton Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Educational Studies

Research Focus: An analysis of how politics & culture have affected education in Egypt, especially Christian education

Dr. Emad Botros (Egypt/Lebanon)

Country: Lebanon

Walid Zailaa

Country: Lebanon

School: Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (UK)

Area of Study: Theology

Research Focus: Geography and space in Isaiah 2 in relation to conflicts in the Middle East.

Ramsis Saleeb

Country: Egypt

School: Heidelberg University (Germany)

Area of Study: Systematic Theology

Research Focus: The theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in relation to Athanasius of Alexandria.

Dr. Wageeh Mikhail (Egypt)

Country: Egypt

School: University of Birmingham (UK)

Area of Study: Arab Christian Theology

Rania Hendy

Country: Egypt

School: Asbury Theological Seminary (USA)

Area of Study: Old Testament

Research Focus: A comparative analysis of the "Oracles Concerning Egypt" in the major prophets as a way to understand modern Egyptian identity.

Tony Deik

Country: Palestine

School: Trinity College Bristol (UK), University of Aberdeen (UK)

Area of Study: New Testament

Research Focus: Crafting a theology of missions and social justice from Acts.