Dr. Abeer Ismail Al-Najjar | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Global Media, Media Theories, Research Methods, Media Literacy, Media Regulations and Ethics, Women in Media Industries, Journalism Studies, Media Economics and Management, Crisis & Conflict Communication

Research areas

Journalistic Ethics and Practices; Media, War and Political Conflict; Women and Media; Media and Political Islam and others.

Education

PhD, International Journalism, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2004
BA, Arabic Literature & Political Science, University of Jordan, Jordan, 1995

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Department Of Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2014 - Present
Visiting Scholar, Westminster School Of Media And Communication, University of Westminster, United Kingdom, 2018 - 2019
Visiting Senior Fellow, Middle East Center, London School of Economics, United Kingdom, 2016 - 2017
Assistant Professor, Department Of Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2014
Acting Dean- August 2011- September2012, Jordan Media Institute, Jordan, 2011 - 2012
Assistant Professor - 2004 - 2005, Ajman University of Science & Technology, Ajman, United Arab Emirates, 2004 - 2005
Wrote For Several Arab Online Publications Mainly On Culture And Literature 1995-2004, 1995 - 2000
Producer 1997 - 2000, Saja for Media Production, Jordan, 1997 - 2000
Reporter- 1997 - 1998, Al-Dustour Newspaper., Jordan, 1996 - 1997
Reporter, Al Sabeel Weekly Newspaper, Amman, Jordan, 1995 - 1997

Memberships

Visiting Senior Fellow , Middle East Center, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, June 2016 - June 2017
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