Sister Mary Ann Pevas, OP (Racine) is a retired university professor who taught economics at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota. She had the unique experience of going on sabbatical to Cairo, Egypt, where she learned Arabic and spent time talking with the “ordinary people” of Egypt. She also taught at Bethlehem University in Palestine. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience of the Middle East. She has a blog, “Insights about Egypt,” and was recently featured in a video interview with Sister Lois Aceto.