Associate Professor, 2004, American University of Beirut.
Associate Editor of Berytus, 1988-2003, American University of Beirut.
Director of Civilization Sequence Program, 1988 - 1994, American University of Beirut.
Member of University Senate, 1990 - 1994, American University of Beirut.
Chairperson of several Arts and Sciences committees (Admissions, Administrative, Scholarship, Curriculum, Library), 1990 - 1994, American University of Beirut.
Vice President of the Harvard Club of Lebanon, 2009 - present.
Member of the Harvard Club of Lebanon, 2007 - 2010.
Founder of the Center for Women-in-Crisis, of the Young Women Christian Association (Beirut), February, 2006.
Member of the Board of the Young Women Christian Association (Beirut), 2004 - 2006.
Founding member and Vice President of the Non-Governmental Committee Pursuant to Women's Issues (after Beijing), 1996 - 1998.
Member of the American Association of University Professors & the Association of Middle East Women Studies, 2002 - 2004.
Member of the Association of Arab American University Graduates, 1998 - 2002.
Member of Executive Board of the Non-Governmental Committee Pursuant to Women's Issues (after Beijing), 1998 - 2000.
Member of the Lebanese Studies Association, 1993-1995.
Member of the Middle East Studies Association of North America, 1991 - 2004.
Member of the American Schools of Oriental Research & the American Oriental Society, 1964 - 1975.
Distinguished Faculty Service Award from the American University of Beirut for research, publications and teaching, 2004.
Visiting Scholar from Harvard University for research on the subject of women in Islamic fundamentalist discourse, 2000.
Teaching fellowship from Harvard University for excellent performance as student in the doctorate program, 1965-1969.