The Dean

Dr. Basim Mohammed Mousa Tweissi

Dr. Tweissi obtained a PhD in Mass Communication, Journalism Studies at the Institute of Arabian Studies and Research/Cairo-Egypt, 2006, and a Master’s degree in Media and Development from the Institute of Arabian Studies and Research, Cairo-Egypt, 2002. He completed a specialized studies fellowship in the School of Journalism and communication at the University of Florida.

He was the director of the center for studies, consultations and community development at the University of Al-Hussein Bin Talal (AHU), advisor to (AHU) President for Cultural Affairs, and an associate Professor in the department of media and strategic studies at (AHU). He founded the “voice of the south” radio station and the Jordanian Korean Information Centre.

Dr. Tweissi is a commentator and columnist at AlGhad Daily Jordanian newspaper, an expert on local development and media affairs both nationally and internationally, and a previous member of the higher media council.

He has published six books, in addition to editing and reviewing several others. He also published many research studies with international scientific journals. His research interests are focused on media affairs, media and development, community media, investigative journalism and the media in conflicts. He is a founding member of a number of committees and civil society organizations in Jordan and the Arab world.
 
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