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Lecture: My Year in Dubai with a Side Trip to Egypt  

Instructor: Dr. Rebecca Hayes

  • February 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

Presented by the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Dr. Rebecca Hayes returns to the NVCC-Manassas campus after a year of teaching at American University in Dubai. She will share with us her adventure of living in a Middle Eastern country and teaching history to students from several foreign countries. She also will talk about her trip into the desert of Egypt to visit the pyramids.

Dr. Rebecca Hayes is honors chair and professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas Campus. Her Ph.D. from Florida State University focused on early modern British history with minors in Medieval Europe, Classical Greece and Rome, as well as the Middle East. Dr. Hayes began her teaching career at Mississippi College in 2003 and moved to Northern Virginia in 2008. She is currently the honors chair for the Manassas campus and oversees that program. Dr. Hayes loves to travel and takes students abroad during spring break, believing that everyone should experience other cultures and get the chance to see history come alive. She has taught several classes for LLI.