Faten I.Morsy is Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University. She has published extensively on medieval literatures, cultural studies, postcolonial literatures, gender studies and contemporary Arabic Literature. She has edited The Knotted Handkerchief: Essays on The Creative and Critical Works of Radwa Ashour. She is currently writing a book on Comparative Literature and World Literature.
She has participated as a judge in a number of prizes and awards, including Refaa Tahtawy Translation Award, State Literary Awards, Sawiris Cultural Awards and King Hamad Prize for translation. She has been on the advisory board of several journals and foundations, including Thaqafat and Faculty of Arts Research Journal at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.