Nabil Echchaibi


University of Colorado Boulder

Nabil Echchaibi is associate professor and Chair of media studies and associate director of the Center for Media, Religion and Culture at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research focuses on religion and the role of media in shaping and reflecting modern religious identities among Muslims in the Middle East and in Western societies. His work on diasporic media, Muslim media cultures, and Islamic alternative modernity has appeared in various journals and in many book publications. He is the author of Voicing Diasporas: Ethnic Radio in Paris and Berlin Between Culture and Renewal and the co-editor of International Blogging : Identity, Politics and Networked Publics (Peter Lang Publishing). Dr. Echchaibi has also written opinion columns in the popular press, including the Guardian, Forbes Magazine, Salon, Al Jazeera, the Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches and Open Democracy.