Academic Catalog 2021–2022

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Department of Communication Arts

Mission

The Department of Communication Arts offers a rigorous and innovative education through a liberal arts and sciences 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
  • Nadra Assaf, Ed.D., Education & Dance
  • Jad Melki, Ph.D., Journalism & Media Studies   Chair
  • Raed Mohsen, Ph.D., Interpersonal & Public  Communication   Dean of Students

Assistant Professors

  • Seba Ali, DMA, Music
  • Sabine El Chamaa, Ph.D., Film
  • Sleiman El Hajj, Ph.D. Creative Writing
  • Sarah Kaskas, M.F.A., Cinematic Arts
  • Gretchen King, Ph.D., Communication Studies
  • Claudia Kozman, Ph.D., Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Amr Selim, D.M.A., Music

Instructors

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

Staff

  • Houry Gostanian, Academic Assistant   Beirut

Contact Information

Beirut

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

Byblos

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