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Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication


Our close-knit community of scholars is the intellectual heart and soul of CARGC. 

Whether through regular meetings, research presentations, or just spending time at CARGC's large office space, we are a supportive community that seeks to build knowledge together. Meet our staff and postdoctoral, doctoral, and research fellows.

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CARGC Alumni

Since its inception in 2013, CARGC has hosted a diverse group of faculty, postdoctoral, doctoral, and undergraduate fellows who have gone on to work in academia, policy, non-profit, and industry positions around the world.

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Founding Director: Marwan M. Kraidy

Marwan M. Kraidy is a scholar of global communication and an authority on Arab media, politics, and culture. He studies the relationship between culture and geopolitics, theories of identity and modernity, and global media systems and industries. Kraidy is currently Dean & CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar, and the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture at Northwestern University.

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Board of Advisors

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Michael X. Delli Carpini, Chair, Ph.D.

Oscar H. Gandy Emeritus Professor of Communication & Democracy, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

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Yasemin Celikkol

Global Postdoctoral Scholar at Northwestern University Qatar

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Hatim El-Hibri, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University

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Heather Jaber

Assistant Professor in Residence, Northwestern University in Qatar

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Marwan M. Kraidy, Ph.D.

Dean and CEO, Northwestern University in Qatar

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Rahul Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Dick Wolf Associate Professor of Television and New Media Studies and Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

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Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Temple University Rome; Professor in the Department of Media Studies and Production, Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University

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Maria Repnikova, Ph.D.

Director of the Center for Global Information Studies and Assistant Professor in Global Communication, Georgia State University

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Mimi Sheller, Ph.D.

Dean of Global School, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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María Celeste Wagner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism, College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida

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Karin G. Wilkins, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Communication, Miami University

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Bilge Yesil, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Media Culture, College of Staten Island, City University of New York