Mohamad Elmasry is an assistant professor in the Department of Communications at the University of North Alabama.
Articles by this author
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
The Brussels Attack and Liberal Islamophobia
No sooner had the Belgian attacks happened, commentators on social media began linking the terror acts to the Islamic faith, with the hashtag #StopIslam trending on Twitter. Empirical data show that Islamophobia, defined by Professor Todd Green as “an irrational fear, hostility or hatred of Muslims...
Monday, January 25, 2016
Another Arab Spring Is Coming to Egypt
Egypt's January 25, 2011 uprising is history, and - depending on how upcoming five-year anniversary protests play out - so may be the uprising's aspirations for "bread, freedom, and social justice". Following the February 2011 ousting of dictator Hosni Mubarak, Egypt entered into a promising -...