Dr Sanaa Makhlouf is Senior Instructor at the Department of Rhetoric and Composition at the American University in Cairo. She obtained BA and MA from the American University in Cairo; MA in Medieval Political Philosophy from the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; and PhD from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Harvard University on “A Hermeneutics of Spiritual Writings of al-Amir Abd al-Qadir al-Jazaíri”. She was a copy editor of the ISIM Review, Leiden University, The Netherlands, 2005-2009. Dr Sanaa was a Member of the Sunni Delegation at the Interfaith Summit Meeting, National Cathedral, Washington DC (2010), and Beirut (2012); Coordinator of Al-Azhar Cambridge Imam Program (2010); Visiting Professor, Graduate School, ASAFAS, Kyoto University, (Spring 2010). She was a participant at the US Islamic World Forum, Washington, DC (April 2011), and Doha (2013); and Inter religious participant, 10th Assembly of World Council of Churches (Busan 2013). She was written widely on Muslim Reform Movements, Islamism and Political Islam, and Qur’anic Hermeneutics.