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Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication

People

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, postdoctoral fellows, and doctoral fellows for 2020-21.

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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 Professor of Communication & Democracy, Annenberg School for Communication

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Yasemin Celikkol

CARGC Doctoral Fellow and Annenberg Ph.D. student

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Hatim El-Hibri, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, George Mason University

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Heather Jaber

CARGC Doctoral Fellow and Annenberg Ph.D. student

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Marwan M. Kraidy, Ph.D.

Dean and CEO, Northwestern University in Qatar

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Mariela Morales Suárez

CARGC Doctoral Fellow and Annenberg Ph.D. student

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Rahul Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

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Patrick D. Murphy, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, Klein College of Media and Communication, Temple University

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Aswin Punathambekar, Ph.D., M.S.

Associate Professor, University of Virginia

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Maria Repnikova, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Georgia State University

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Mimi Sheller, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Center for Mobility Studies, Drexel University

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María Celeste Wagner

CARGC Doctoral Fellow and Annenberg Ph.D. student

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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, City University of New York

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