Education

Ph.D. in Journalism

Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin, U.S., 2017
Major Areas: International Communication, Cultural Studies
Dissertation:News, Nations, and Power Relations: A Study of Newsmaking and Policymaking as Transnational Practices
Adviser: Dr. Steve Reese
Committee Members: Dr. Mary Bock, Dr. Tom Johnson, Dr. Bartholomew Sparrow, Dr. Joseph Straubhaar

M.Phil. in West Asian Studies

School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, 2011
Thesis: “Islamist Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: A Comparative Study of Kuwait and Bahrain”
Adviser: Dr. A.K. Pasha

M.A. in Online Journalism

Department of Journalism, University of Central Lancashire, U.K., 2002
Project: Built a website for the Preston-based community newspaper Deepdale Dialogue

B.A. in Journalism

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, University of Delhi, India, 2001
Thesis: “Media Machinations: A Critical Study of News Coverage of the Kargil War”

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