The American University of Cairo
GRIP Development Team
Martina Rieker, Ph.D. is the director of the Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies at the American University in Cairo. She is the co- founder and co-coordinator (with Kamran Asdar Ali) of the Shehr Comparative Urban Landscapes Research Network. Her publications include: K. Ali and M. Rieker (Eds) Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa (Palgrave Press 2007); K. Ali and M. Rieker (Eds), Urban Margins: Envisioning the Global South, Guest Edited Issue, Social Text 95 (2008); and K. Ali and M. Rieker (Eds.) Comparing Cities: Middle East/South Asia (Oxford University Press 2010). Martina is also the co-editor with Linda Peake of Rethinking Feminist Interventions into the Urban (Routledge 2013).