Mohamed Zayani

Title

Professor
Media & Communication

Department

Qatar - Faculty
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+974 44578314

Bio

Mohamed Zayani is Professor of Critical Theory at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar where he directs the Media and Politics Program. He is also an Affiliate Faculty with the Georgetown Communication, Culture and Technology Graduate Program and co-director of the CCT Institute on Media, Technology & Digital Culture in the Middle East.

His works include Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings (Oxford University Press, 2016); Networked Publics and Digital Contention (Oxford University Press, 2015; winner of the ICA Global Communication and Social Change Best Book Award & the AGSS Toyin Falola Book Award); The Culture of Al Jazeera: Inside an Arab Media Giant (McFarland, 2007); and The Al Jazeera Phenomenon: Critical Perspectives on New Arab Media (Pluto Press, 2005).

He is a recipient of numerous grants, including a Social Science Research Council grant, a Member of the UNESCO Committee of Experts on Media and Cultural Diversity, and a Research Fellow with the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS).

Education

  • Ph.D. () Indiana University,

Languages

  • Arabic (speak, read, write)
  • French (speak, read, write)