Research Interests: Urban Geography, Violence, Securtization, Post-Revolution, Cities, Egypt
Advisor: Jeff Maskovsky
Omnia Khalil is a Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY), cultural anthropology program. Her research and writings focus on city, violence, political economy, and re-development cross cutting with anthropology of revolution. Since 2008, Khalil focuses, as an urban researcher, on community participatory action planning and she has led many projects in Cairo, working with local communities.