Candace Lukasik is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation project explores the transnational circulation of political subjectivities and religious practices among Coptic
Amer Mohamad is a Syrian researcher and security analyst based in London. He holds a B.S. in economics, an M.S. in banking and finance, and an M.A. in conflict resolution
Dylan Johnson is a senior at the Stern School of Business at New York University, studying business and political economy. He was an intern at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East
Mohamed Ezz is a senior at the University of Alexandria completing a B.A. in sociology. Currently, he is residing in Cairo, where he is researching urban areas and the social
Islam Barakat is a researcher of freedom of religion and belief at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.
Tarek Hussein is an Egyptian lawyer, researcher, and human rights defender.
Omnia Khalil is a Ph.D. student at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), anthropology program, and adjunct lecturer at Hunter College, CUNY. She is a cofounder of
Dr. Ahmed Wagih is an associate at a top global engineering firm. He has previously worked as a freelance consultant for many regional & international organizations, and he taught graduate
David Degner is a freelance photographer working mainly for magazines and newspapers, represented by Getty Reportage. He will be living in Cairo, Egypt, for the foreseeable future, and his apartment
Mosa’ab Elshamy is a Cairo-based freelance photojournalist who specializes in news, politics, and current affairs. He has covered the Egyptian revolution and the latest Gaza war, as well as in-depth