Gawdat Gabra: Visiting professor of Coptic Studies
Ph.D., Münster University in Germany
Gawdat Gabra has taught courses at American and Egyptian universities. For example, in Spring 2004, he taught an Egyptian Monasticism and Coptic Art course for the School of Religion at CGU. He was the director of the Coptic Museum in Cairo in 1985, and is chief editor for the St. Mark Foundation for Coptic History Studies at the patriarchate in Cairo. With a PhD in Coptic Antiquities from Münster University in Germany, Gabra has been an active participant at international congresses on Coptology and is the author of several books, including Coptic Monasteries: Egypt's Monastic Art and Architecture, and Architecture and Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments through Two Millennia.