Marwan M. Kraidy is a professor of communication, the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture, and the founding director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, where he is also affiliated with the Middle East Center. 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.
Project Title: The Spectacle of Islamic State: War Machines in the Era of Global Communication
In the News:
- Creative Insurgency in the Arab World (Washington Post)
- Why Did Saudi Arabia Target Billionaire Media Tycoons in Its Purge? (The Washington Post/Monkey Cage)