Mahmoud M. Galander (Ph.D., Howard University) is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Mass Communication, Qatar University. His academic career extends from 1994 to current, and includes teaching in Universities of al-Fatih, Libya (1994-96), Khartoum, Sudan (1996-1997); International Islamic University, Malaysia (1997-2006), and Qatar University (2006-todate). He has authored 9 books (5 academic, and 4 on media and politics in Sudan;) and has written numerous refereed articles in Arabic and English media and social science journals. He has also authored several chapters in books. He was formerly the editor of a Sudanese newspaper, and is a member of Sudan Journalists Union. He is the cofounder of the Arab European Association for Media and Communication Researchers (AREACORE), and the the Vice Chair of the Islam and Media Working Group of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).
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