I started my career in 1989, at Cairo University, Faculty of Arts, Department of English as an English Language Instructor. Between 1991- 1994 1 got my M.A., In African Literature written in English, applying Feminism theory on works by female and male authors. Between the years 2000- 2004 I finished my PH.D In African American Literature, where upon I was appointed as Assistant professor at Misr University for Science and Technology. I carried out research tasks and activities till I was promoted as Associate professor of English Literature. All through the past number of years, I have had a long teaching and researching experience in many Universities and educational Institutions I Egypt and many European Countries. I have also supervised many translation projects, attended a number of international and national conferences and workshops in the academic field and Education Quality Assurance as well as Human Development.
Education and Qualifications
2004 Ph.D. University of Menoufia, Faculty of Arts, Department of English. Thesis: From Chaos to Order: A Study in Maya Angelou’s Novels. A Feminist approach.
1994 M.A. University of Mansoura, Faculty of Arts, Department of English. Thesis: The Image of Woman in Four African Novels Written in English.
1989 B.A. Cairo University, Faculty of Arts, Department of English Language and Literature.
Work Experience :
2011: Misr University for Science and Technology, Associate Professor
2004-2011: Misr University for Science and Technology. Assistant Professor.
Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature.
1993- 2004 Mansoura University, Faculty of Arts, Department of English, Lecturer. Responsible for teaching English Literature to undergraduate majoring in English language and literature. 1990-1993 Cairo University. Department of English. Language Instructor. Responsible for teaching English language to undergraduate (ESP)
Part Time jobs: 2007-2009 Faculty of Languages and Translation, Imam University Assistant Professor of English Literature – Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature
– Supervisor of three Translation projects
1998- 2000 Cairo Academy for Computer Studies Lecturer of English Language Responsible for teaching English language to undergraduate Students. (ESP)
1994-1998 Faculty for Girls Education, Saudi Arabia Lecturer of English Literature Responsible for teaching Literature to student majoring in English Language and Literature
List of Publications
I. Scientific Publications:
1. The Image of Women in Four African Novels: Efuru by Flora Nwapa (1966), The Beautiful Ones are not yet Born by Armah (1968), The Joys of Motherhood by Emecheta (1979) and Devil on the Cross by Ngugi (1982). English Department, Faculty of Arts, Mansoura University 1994
2. From Chaos to Order: A Study on Selected works by Maya Angelou. Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Menoufia University 2004.
II. Published Papers:
1. Of Mimicry and Menace: A Reading of Naipaul’s The Mimic Men and Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea. Fatma Hassan Taher. Cairo Studies in English, Faculty of Arts, Cairo University. January, 2008: 21-40.
2. The Fear of Being Invisible: A Post-Modern Reading of Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude. Fatma Hassan Taher. The Journal of the Faculty of Languages and Translation, Al-Azhar University. Vol. 2: 97-120, July, 2009.
3. Re-thinking The Imperial Encounter: A Comparative Reading of Sonalla Ibrahim’s Americanly and John Updike’s Terrorist. Fatma Hassan Taher. Fikr Wa lbda’,A1-Adab Editions: 1-39, February, 2010.
4. Rewriting The ‘Subject’: Self-Actualization In Al-Shaykh’s Women Of Sand And Myrrh And Atwood’s Cat’s Eye. Fatma Hassan Taher. The paper was read and presented in The tenth International Symposium of Comparative Literature. Cairo University, December 2010. Published in Fikr Wa lbda’,Rabetat Al-Adab Al-Hadeeth: 1-39, December 2010.
5. A Mercy: The Impact of Interpersonal Relationships on Female Identity, Formation and Survival. Fatma Taher, The Journal of Humanities, Common Grounds Publishers, Spain 2011. The International Journal of the Humanities. Volume 9, 2011, ISSN 1447-9508 http://www. Human ities-Journal.com, © Common Ground, Fatma Taher, All Rights Reserved, Permissions: cg support@com mon uroundpubl ish ing.com
6. The Perpetual Silence in Toni Morrison’s A Mercy; An Emblem of the Female Suffering. Fatma Taher, The Proceedings of The Said and the Unsaid Conference, University of Vlore, Albania.
7. Hoda Barakat’s Tiller of The Waters and The Stone of Laughter: A Reflection on Gender and Sexism in Times of Wars. Fatma H. Taher Pertanika. JSSH Special Issue arising for the 7th MICCOLAC 2012.
8. The Independent State of Tahrir Square: The Creativity of The Oppressed. Fikr Wa lbda* Vol. 76, June 2013.