Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
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Brief Biography

Rasha Allam​, ​assistant professor and associate chair at the Department Journalism and Mass Communication, is a graduate of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (BA-2002, MA-2005), School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at The American University in Cairo. She is a graduate of the Annenberg-Oxford Comparative Media Law and Policy program. ​​Her doctorate, in business administration (DBA), is from Maastricht School of Management​ (2011)​ focusing on media management.

Allam’s research interests include Egyptian and Arab media ​management systems, Arab broadcast media laws and regulations​, media monitoring, media and elections, freedom of speech and of the press in the Middle East.

​For years, Allam has a weekly column at Al Masry Al Youm, one of the leading independent newspapers in Egypt​ where she introduced the twitter debate, Engaging with your Readers on Twitter​.

Allam currently serves on the editorial board of Journalism Practice Academic Journal.