Anis Rahman

Ph.D. (SFU), MA (University of London)
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Surrey Office: Cedar 1055D

Dr. Anis Rahman is a Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada. He also serves as a Term Lecturer at the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. Anis’s current research projects are about geopolitics of platform regulations, and race and ethnicity in global disinformation campaigns and its implications for local electoral politics and media policymaking. Anis earned a PhD in Communication from Simon Fraser University (2017). He also holds a Master of Arts degree from Goldsmiths, University of London with a Chevening Award (2008). Anis won Top Division Research Award at the National Communication Association (USA) and secured external funding for international research projects from Open Society Foundations. He has published research articles in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and Asian Journal of Communication, and has coedited an open access book, with Gregory F. Lowe, Public Service Media Initiatives in the Global South (SFU Publishing, 2016).

Courses taught

  • COMM 3210: Communication and Everyday Life
  • COMM 3100: Media and Diversity
  • COMM 1100: Foundations of Communication Studies

Areas of Interest

Geopolitics of platform regulation, social media and disinformation, South Asian media and politics, the Chinese New Silk Road, state-administered media, public media initiatives, media policymaking, and television journalism