Samar Habib is a seasoned writer, researcher and scholar. She is widely known for numerous books, articles, encyclopedia entries, and public lectures on gender and sexuality.
Samar's more recent research and writing has focused on perennial ideas of well-being in mind science and psychology. Her online course, The Quantum Mind, has reached students in over 60 countries, and she was a frequent contributor on the popular psychology portal, Psych Central, prior to its acquisition by Healthline in September 2020.
In 2016, Dr. Habib revisited and updated her research on queer Arab cinema which was first published in Female Homosexuality in the Middle East in 2007. In 2019 she moderated the panel Arab Queer Cinema at Columbia University.