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Rasha Abdulla

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Personal information

Title: 

Associate Professor and Chair, Journalism and Mass Communication Department, The American University in Cairo

Birthyear: 
1973

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
rasha@aucegypt.edu

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
The American University in Cairo
Department: 
Journalism and Mass Communication
Work email address: 
rasha@aucegypt.edu

Education

PhD, Communication, Miami University, 2003

MA, Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo, 1996

BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo, 1992

Competences

Journalism and mass communication.

New Media

Research Methods

Online journalism

Arab media

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Graduate Director, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, The American University in Cairo

Assistant Professor, The American University in Cairo

Lectured in various universities including: University of Southern California, University of Miami, and Portland State University

Communication and Training Expert for different organizations.

Announcer, The Local European Service of Radio Cairo.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

Member, International Communication Association (ICA).

Member, National Communication Association (NCA).

Member, Arab United States Association for Communication Educators (AUSACE).

Productions and works: 

“The Changing Middle East Media Over the Past 20 Years: Opportunities and Challenges.” In B. Korany (Ed.), The Changing Middle East. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press. (In press).

“Policing the Internet in the Arab World.” Emirates Occasional Papers. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: The Emirates Center for Strategic Study and Research (ECSSR). 2009.

"The Federal Democratic Republic of Facebook". Democracy, 34. April. Available online.

The Internet in the Arab World: Egypt and Beyond. (2007). New York, London: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.

Awards

Distinctions: 

Excellence in Research; BEC School, The American University in Cairo, 2007.

Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors. University of Miami, 2003.

Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors. University of Miami, 2002.

The Mostafa and Ali Amin Journalism Award, 1993.

Awards: 

Outstanding Teaching award, The International Communication Association, 2003