Chahinda Karim

Chahinda  Karim (1943–2021) was adjunct professor of Islamic art and architecture at the American University in Cairo, where she held full-time teaching positions during several intervals from 1984 onward. She was also adjunct professor at Helwan University for almost twenty years. She obtained her BA and MA from the American University in Cairo, and her PhD in Islamic art and architecture from Cairo University. She wrote widely on Mamluk architecture, particularly the Bahri Mamluk period, for journal articles and collected volumes.