Mariam Ayad

Mariam Ayad

Visiting Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Near Eastern Religions
Women's Studies in Religion Program Research Associate 2020–21
Mariam Ayad


  • BA, The American University in Cairo
  • MA, The University of Toronto
  • PhD, Brown University


Mariam Ayad is Associate Professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo. Her current research project, "A Gendered Analysis of an Egyptian Mortuary Ritual," explores the impact of class and gender on ancient Egyptian conceptions of death, revival, and the afterlife. For more information, see her Women's Studies in Religion Program profile page.

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