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Rauf Arif

Rauf Arif

Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: Department of Communication
Building: HPR 264
Phone: 903.566.7364


University of Iowa
Ph.D., School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Dissertation
explores online communities, social media, and the role of digital media in social revolutions
such as the Arab Spring.
Doctoral committee: Dr. Leo Eko (Chair), Dr. David Perlmutter, Dr. Daniel Berkowitz, Dr. G.R.
Boynton, and Dr. Brian Ekdale.
Expected graduation date: Spring 2013.
University of Kansas
M.S. Journalism & Mass Communications (2007-2009). Thesis: The
Terrorists Attacks of September 11 & Their Effects on Journalism in Pakistan.
Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
M.A. Journalism, Broadcast
media emphasis (1998-2000)
Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
B.A. Mass Communications


Curriculum Vitae