Sahar Khamis is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the former head of the Department of Communication at Qatar University. Her area of expertise is Arab and Muslim media, with a special focus on the role of cyberactivism in sociopolitical transformation. She is the co-author of Islam Dot Com: Contemporary Islamic Discourses in Cyberspace and Egyptian Revolution 2.0: Political Blogging, Civic Engagement and Citizen Journalism and the co-editor of Arab Women’s Activism and Sociopolitical Transformation: Unfinished Gendered Revolutions.
Contact: University of Maryland, 2104 Skinner Building, College Park, MD 20742-7635, USA.