historianI am a PhD Candidate at Rice University,  studying “Nationalism, Religion, and the Impact of Foreign Interventions in Egypt.” I expect to complete my dissertation in 2018.

PhotographerPhotography is a creative and sometimes lucrative break from my studies. Most of my paid gigs are portraits and events, but I mostly see it as a way to express myself, learn, and make new connections.

JournalistBetween March 2003 and December 2017, I was Producing/Hosting a Houston-based radio show that was carried by more than a dozen stations in the U.S. and Europe. The show is now on hold until I complete my studies.