Elizabeth (Hanan) Alsheikh



PhD in cognitive psychology with minor special education from Egypt, High diploma for applying Feuerstein instrumental Enrichment Program (FIE) from Netherlands, Associate Science from College of DuPage and currently studying for BA in Bioengineering at the UIC.
Presented and published more than 10 research papers in Neuroplasticity and currently part of the neuro-engineering research projects at the UIC.


Elizabeth has been changing people’s lives for more than 20 years, helping the students to reach their zone of proximal development and reach their maximum potentials is her life mission, so she works as well as a science and math tutor at the UIC for undergraduate and graduate students.
Having knowledge in cognitive psychology, math and science and work experience is so important in her opinion, so she is a life learner.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Cooking
  • Playing Chess
  • Listening to Jazz
  • Traveling with her 14 year old son
  • She has travelled to 8 different countries so far.