Dr. Ahmed Al-Rawi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University. His research interests are related to global communication, social media, and the Middle East.
Al-Rawi is also a research fellow at the Media & Communication Department of Erasmus University in the Netherlands, and he holds the position of a senior research fellow in Middle Eastern studies at the Universities of Leiden and McGill. He is also a founding member of the Media & Digital Literacy Academy in Beirut.
His forthcoming book Islam on YouTube (Palgrave Macmillan) will empirically investigate some controversial issues that triggered public anger and could have led to some kind of radicalization.