Author Biography

Sarah Wiggins is an Associate Professor of History at Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA. Her research focuses on gender in nineteenth and early twentieth-century England. She is the former coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at BSU and now serves as Assistant Director of the BSU Honors Program.

Currently, Professor Jabbar Al-Obaidi serves as the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at Bridgewater State University, and was the chairperson of the Communication Studies Department 2005-2011. He teaches courses in media studies and communication technologies, media theories, global media, media ethics and law, Middle Eastern media, and documentary film. His research interests include global media, information and security, digital media and new frontiers, media in the Middle East. He is the author of Media Censorship in the Middle East (2007) and Broadcast, Internet, and TV Media in the Arab World and Small Nations (2010).