Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth

Marilyn Booth has worked in various education institutions, including the University of Edinburgh, where she was the Iraq Professor of Arabic Studies, New York University Abu Dhabi as Senior Humanities Research Fellow and the University of Oxford as an adviser for students of Magdalen College pursuing degrees in Arabic. 

In addition to her research publications on Arabic literature, gender politics in Egypt, auto/biography and translation studies, she has been a prolific translator of contemporary Arabic fiction.