Adel Iskandar

Author and Media Scholar at Georgetown University

Adel Iskandar is a media and international communications scholar. He is the author and coauthor of several works, including Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network That is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism. Iskandar's work deals with the intersections of media, culture, identity and politics, and he has lectured extensively on these topics at universities worldwide.

Iskandar's latest publications include two coedited volumes, Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation and Mediating the Arab Uprisings. He has two works in production: the authored anthology Egypt in Flux: Essay on an Unfinished Revolution  and the coedited volume Before the Explosion: Media Evolution on the Eve of the Arab Spring. He is currently completing a manuscript entitled Discourses of Discord: Culture and U.S. Public Diplomacy.

Iskandar teaches in the communication, culture and technology program and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University.

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