Allston Burr Resident Dean, Kirkland House and Assistant Dean of Harvard College
Hello Kirkland! I am excited to start my fifth year in the wonderful community of Kirkland House, along with my husband, Ahmed Ragab, our child, Carmen, our cat, Jesse, and our puppy, Sophie (and a growing aquarium of freshwater fish!).
I was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, where I graduated with a BA in political science from Cairo University. I went on to do my Master’s and PhD in political theory and history in Paris, France at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po).
I’ve been at Harvard since 2007 and have experienced multiple facets of this place: first as a visiting fellow in the Department of Government, then as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and finally as a lecturer in the Department of the History of Science, where I continue to teach, in addition to my responsibilities as the Allston Burr Resident Dean (ABRD) of Kirkland House.... Read more about Soha Bayoumi (she/her/hers)