Dr. Mustafa Hashim Taha | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Principles of public Relations, Case Studies in Public Relations, Strategic Communication, Communication Research Methods.

Research areas

Frame analysis, critical discourse analyses, social dimensions of new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), role of media in war and peace, representation of "Others" in the American mass media, media ethics, conflict and crisis management, and public diplomacy.

Education

PhD, Telecommunication And Political Communication, Ohio University, United States, 2001

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Mass Communication, American University of Sharjah, Ash Shariqah [Sharjah], United Arab Emirates, 2008 - Present
Assistant Professor,, Dept. Of Mass Communication, UAE University, 2001 - 2008
Teaching Assistant; Graduate Associate, School Of Telecommunications, Ohio University, 1997 - 2001
Demobilization Officer,, United Nations Observer Mission in Liberia (UNOMIL), 1996 - 1996
Zone Director, UN Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM 11),, Somalia, 1993 - 1995
Adviser, Political Adviser to the Djibouti Mission to the UN, New York, 1992 - 1993
Diplomat, First Secretary, Sudan Mission to the United Nations,, New York, 1988 - 1989
- Horn Of Africa Expert On The Sudanese-ethiopian Joint Ministerial Committee, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. - Expert On The Sudanese-ethiopian Technical Committee, Khartoum, Sudan. - Public Information Officer, Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Kha, 1987 - 1988
Diplomat, 2nd Secretary, Sudan Embassy To Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. - Represented Sudan To Ministerial And Expert Meetings Of The Un Economic Commission For Africa (eca), And The Organization Of African Unity (oau); Presently Named African Union (au). - Public Information Officer At The Sudan Embassy In Ethiopia. - Consul General, A. I. Sudan Consulate To Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 1984-1985., 1983 - 1986
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