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Major Positions

Professor, Director of Graduate School of Educations at the Middle East Institute of Higher Education.
Advisory Committee Member of Women as Partners in Progress project.

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Malak Zaalouk is professor of practice and the Director of the Graduate School of Education's (GSE) Middle East Institute of Higher Education. Zaalouk has previously served as the UNICEF Regional Senior Education Adviser for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). She led the founding of Egyptian community schools and has promoted girls’ education and quality education reform and has been a noted global leader on issues of human rights and gender equity.
Zaalouk has published widely on issues of development in both English and Arabic. She holds a Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Hull in the UK. Her research interests include political economy of reform and social change, gender, education and development, empowerment, participation and development, liberation education, comparative education, quality education, community participation and education, and transitions from school to life.

Last modified: 01/09/2019

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