Breakout Session: Counter-Narratives to Cyberextremism Through Apps and Video Games
Adel Iskandar is a Professor of Global Communication at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada). He is the author, coauthor, and editor of several works including Egypt In Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution; Al-Jazeera: The Story of the Network that is Rattling Governments and Redefining Modern Journalism; Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation; and Media Evolution on the Eve of the Arab Spring. Mr. Iskandar's work deals with media, identity and politics. He has taught at Georgetown University, the American University (Washington, DC), and the University of Texas (Austin) and has given over 100 keynote and invited lectures across the world. He is a frequent commentator on international media, a co-editor of the magazine Jadaliyya and an associate producer of the online audio journal Status.