Fikry F. Andrawes, PhD, was born in Egypt and lives in the United States. He worked as an analytical chemist at NASA and in the chemical industry. In addition to many scientific papers published in English, he has written a number of books and articles in Arabic, dealing with a variety of topics related to Egypt.
Alison Orr-Andrawes, M.D., is a retired psychiatrist with a background in Religious Studies at Brandeis and Rice Universities. She has traveled extensively in Egypt over the past four decades.