Maha Shuayb has been the Director of the Centre for Lebanese Studies at the Lebanese American University since 2012 and is a visiting fellow at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge since 2020. Prior to that, she was a Senior Fellow at Sr. Anthony’s College, University of Oxford and the American University of Beirut. Maha holds a PhD in education from the University of Cambridge. She is a founding member and the former president of the Lebanese Association for History. She is also a co-founding member of the Disability Hub, a collective initiative that aims to promote research and advocacy around disability in the Arab World. Maha’s research focuses on the sociology and politics of education, particularly equity and equality in education, and the implications of inequalities on marginalised groups in particular refugee children. Her publications cover an array of topics, including education in emergency, education reform, and social cohesion.