Randall Fowler involved in a variety of academic activities

Randall Fowler, Ph.D., assistant professor and program director of communication, has had involved in a variety of academic activities:

  • Interviewed for a documentary on the Suez Crisis (tentatively titled “100 Days”) produced by Wildbear Entertainment, an Australian film production company.
  • Coauthored paper with Sahar Khamis, Ph.D., of the University of Maryland titled “Taming the People: Comparing Protests and Populism in Arab and American Politics” accepted in November by the journal Frontiers in Communication. Frontiers | Taming the People: Comparing Protests and Populism in Arab and American Politics | Communication (frontiersin.org)
  • Presented a paper, “(Re)Visiting Digital Authoritarianism and Diasporic ‘Cyberactivism’ a Decade After the Arab Spring: The Cases of Egyptian and Saudi Exilic Resistance Communities” at the 2021 Middle East Studies Association Conference December 1. The presentation was virtual and the conference was in Montreal, Canada.
  • Produced a unit on a German-American missionary to the Ottoman Empire for the Recovering Democracy Archives project at the University of Maryland. RDA works to preserve important voices at risk of being lost to historical memory and creates units meant to equip communication teachers at secondary and post-secondary levels. He authenticated the speech and wrote a brief contextualization essay.


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations