Global Affairs + Specialization (offered through 2022), 2023
Nourhan is an Egyptian researcher and journalist who focuses on legal and judicial issues. As a Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellow at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy in Washington, DC, she conducted research on Egyptian judicial affairs. Previously, Nourhan worked for Egypt-based news outlets including Daily News Egypt, Aswat Masriya, and Mada Masr. She also worked as a researcher and archivist for the Law and Society Research Unit at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Nourhan holds a bachelor’s degree (with honors) from AUC in political science and economics and a law degree from Cairo University. As a master of global affairs student, she is the recipient of a Samuel and Kathleen Awad Global Affairs Fellowship.