The Catholic University of America


Niki Akhavan,
Associate Professor and Chair of Media Studies
Ph.D, University of California at Santa Cruz, 2007

Research interests include: new media and transnational political and cultural production; international cinema and national identity; state sponsored and oppositional propaganda; documentary and social change; post-colonial and critical theory; Iranian cultural studies. Dr. Akhavan is the author of Electronic Iran: The Cultural Politics of an Online Evolution (Rutgers, 2013).

Spring 2014 Courses
MDIA 202 – Media and History

MDIA 317  Media and Social Change 

Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday - 12:00pm - 2:00pm and by appointment

(202) 319-5488(202) 319-5603
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