Maha Bali

Associate Professor of Practice

Associate Professor of Practice, Center for Learning and Teaching, American University in Cairo

Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo.

She is editor at the journal Hybrid Pedagogy, and editorial board member of multiple journals, including: The International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, Teaching in Higher Education, and Learning, Media and Technology.

She is co-founder of (a grassroots movement that challenges academic gatekeeping at conferences) and co-facilitator of Equity Unbound (an equity-focused, open, connected intercultural learning curriculum, which has also branched into academic community activities Continuity with Care and Socially Just Academia and a collaboration with OneHE: Community-building Resources. She writes and speaks frequently about social justice, critical pedagogy, and open and online education. She blogs regularly at and tweets @bali_maha