Mohamed Zayani is Professor of Critical Theory and Director of the Certificate in Arab and Regional Studies program at Georgetown University in Qatar. His current research focuses on digitality in the Global South.
Professor Zayani’s works include The Digital Double Bind (Oxford University Press, 2023), Digital Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2018), and Networked Publics and Digital Contention (Oxford University Press, 2015).
He is the recipient of multiple book awards, including the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association; the International Communication Best Book Award from the International Studies Association; the Sue DeWine Distinguished Award for a Scholarly Book from the National Communication Association; the Global Communication and Social Change Best Book Award from the International Communication Association; and the Toyin Falola Book Award from the Association of the Global South Studies.
Professor Zayani holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University.