Dr. Mervat El-Shafie,
Dean of Effat College of Architecture and Design, Effat University, Jeddah. She
has been the Chair of Architecture Department in Effat University during
2006-2014. Dr El-Shafie received her Ph.D. in Built-Environment from Lincoln
University, New Zealand in 1999. Her thesis entitled “Phenomenology of
Built-Environment”. Dr. Mervat is a registered architect, practicing in the
field of Architecture and Urban Design more than 35 years, and she has taught
Architecture in New Zealand, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia between 1997- 2017.