Academic Catalog 2018–2019

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Department of Communication Arts

Mission

The Department of Communication Arts offers a rigorous and innovative education through a liberal arts curriculum that balances theory and practice and embraces critical inquiry, creativity, and research. The department is dedicated to excellence in the production and diffusion of knowledge and the critical practice of communication, multimedia journalism, television and film, and the performing arts. It aims to develop civically engaged and informed citizens capable of reflecting on local and global issues and their interconnectedness, and strives to graduate ethical scholars, artists, and professionals in the various communication fields and specialties.

Degrees and Minors Offered

Faculty and Staff

Associate Professors

  • Lina Abyad, Ph.D., Theater
  • Mona Knio, Ph.D., Theater
  • Jad Melki, Ph.D., Journalism & Media Studies, Chairperson
  • Raed Mohsen, Ph.D., Interpersonal & Public  Communication, Dean of Students

Assistant Professors

  • Nadra Assaf, Ed.D., Education & Dance
  • Dima Dabbous, Ph.D., Media Law & Regulation
  • Sabine El Chamaa, Ph.D., Film
  • Monika Halkort, Ph.D.,  Media & Information Technology
  • Claudia Kozman, Ph.D., Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Martin Loyato, Ph.D., Music
  • Amr Selim, Ph.D., Music

Lecturers

  • Nasser Chour, M.A., TV & Film

Instructors

  • Tony Farjallah, M.A., TV & Film
  • Joseph Khalife, Licence in Musicology

Staff

  • Houry Gostanian, Academic Assistant   Beirut
  • Lisa Hardan, Academic Assistant Byblos

Contact Information

Beirut

  • Phone number: Extension 1272
  • Address: Safadi Fine Arts Building 110B
  • Website

Byblos

  • Phone number: Extension 2872
  • Address: Block A 711P
  • Website