Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics & Culture
Professor of Communication
Director, Project for Advanced Research in Global Communication
Marwan M. Kraidy is the Anthony Shadid Professor of Communication and Director of the Project for Advanced Research in Global Communication (PARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, USA. The recipient of fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Kraidy has lectured worldwide and published more than 100 essays and 6 books, including Reality Television and Arab Politics (Cambridge UP 2010), which won three major prizes. Kraidy has been the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut, Visiting Professor at the Sorbonne in Paris, Assistant Professor of International Relations at American University in Washington, DC, and Assistant Professor of Critical-Cultural Studies at the University of North Dakota. A frequent media commentator on global and Arab media issues, professor Kraidy is currently writing Creative Insurgency, focusing on the human body as a locus of power and resistance in revolutionary times. He tweets at @MKraidy.
- The Body as Medium in the Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities, Communication and Critical-Cultural Studies.
- A Heterotopology of Graffiti: A Preliminary Exploration, Orient-Institut Papers (3).
- Contention and Circulation in the Digital Middle East: Music Video as Catalyst, Television and New Media, 14(4), 271-285.
- Neo-Ottoman Cool: Turkish Popular Culture in the Arab Public Sphere, Popular Communication, 11 (1), 17-29, first author with Omar Alghazzi.
- Les Médias en Arabie Séoudite: Lutte Politique et Controverse Sociale de Star Academy au Printemps Arabe [Media in Saudi Arabia: Political Struggle and Social Controversy from Star Academy to the Arab Uprisings].
- The Revolutionary Body Politic: Preliminary Thoughts On A Neglected Medium In The Arab Uprisings, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, 5(1) pp. 68-76.
Global communication studies, media institutions and public discourse, Arab media, politics and culture, The Iranian Media Project.
- Culture and Modernity in the "Arab Media Revolution"
- Global and Comparative Media Systems
- Arab Uprisings: Local and Global Representations