Media and Religious Understanding: the role of the media in Muslim-Christian Relations

Prof. Abeer al-Najjar
American University of Sharja, UAE

Abeer is assistant professor of media studies at the American University of Sharja. She specializes in international news, journalism in Arab countries, media and political conflict, online media, research methods in mass communication, introduction to mass communication studies, conflict and crisis communication. Her research interests are gender studies, media and political conflict, and international news media.

Al-Najjar worked for 10 years as a journalist, in both print and broadcast media, and earned her PhD from Edinburgh University in 2004.