List of investigators

Africa

(Regional coordination: Hayes Mabweazara, University of Glasgow)

Botswana: William Lesitaokana (University of Botswana)

Cape Verde: Rui Novais (University of Mindelo)

Cameroon: Kingsley Ngange (University of Buea); Thomas Atenga (University of Douala)

Eswatini: Carolyne Lunga (University of Swaziland)

Ethiopia: Terje Skjerdal (NLA University College)

Gambia: Demba Kandeh (University of The Gambia)

Ghana: Kodwo Boateng (Ghana Institute of Journalism)

Guinea-Bissau: Susana Sampaio-dias (University of Portsmouth)

Kenya: Levi Obonyo (Daystar University)

Lesotho: Carolyne Lunga (University of Swaziland)

Liberia: Julius Kanubah (University of the Witwatersrand)

Malawi: Levi Manda (Malawi Institute of Journalism)

Namibia: Admire Mare (Namibia University of Science and Technology)

Nigeria: Motilola Akinfemisoye (University of Botswana)

Sierra Leone: Sarah Bomkapre Kamara (LMU Munich)

South Africa: Mvuzo Ponono (University of the Free State); Herman Wasserman (University of Cape Town)

Sudan: Mahmoud M. Galander (Qatar University); Abd El Motaleb Seddek (Al Shark)

Tanzania: Ammina Kothari (Rochester Institute of Technology)

Uganda: Emily Comfort Maractho (Uganda Christian University)

Zambia: Parkie Mbozi (University of Zambia)

Zimbabwe: Hayes Mabweazara (University of Glasgow)

Asia

(Regional coordination: Jyotika Ramaprasad, University of Miami; Edson Tandoc, Jr., Nanyang Technological University)

Bangladesh: Mohammad Sahid Ullah (Chittagong University)

Bhutan: Bunty Avieson (University of Sydney)

China: Baohua Zhou (Fudan University)

Hong Kong: Francis Lee (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

India: Jyotika Ramaprasad (University of Miami)

Indonesia: Nurhaya Muchtar (Indiana University of Pennsylvania); Masduki (Indonesian Islamic University, Yogyakarta)

Japan: Shinji Oi (Nihon University)

Kazakhstan: Gulmira Sultanbaeva (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University)

Malaysia: Siti Suriani (Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia); Moniza Waheed (Universiti Putra Malaysia)

Pakistan: Azmat Rasul (Valdosta University)

Philippines: Edson C. Tandoc, Jr. (Nanyang University of Technology)

Singapore: Andrew Duffy (Nanyang Technological University)

South Korea: Seungahn Nah (University of Oregon)

Taiwan: Annie Liu, Taipei National University of Arts; Julia Hsu, National Chengchi University

Thailand: Yubol Benjarongkij, Smith Boonchutima (Chulalongkorn University)

Central & Eastern Europe

(Regional coordination: Alice Němcová Tejkalová, Charles University; Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova, University of Liverpool)

Albania: Jonila Godole (University of Tirana)

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Lejla Turcilo, Belma Buljubašić (University of Sarajevo)

Bulgaria: Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova (University of Liverpool)

Croatia: Zrinjka Perusko (Zagreb University)

Czech Republic: Alice Tejkalová, Filip Lab, Jan Miessler (Charles University)

Estonia: Halliki Harro-Loit (Tartu University); Epp Lauk (University of Jyväskylä)

Georgia: Maia Mikashavidze (Georgian Institute of Public Affairs)

Hungary: Jolan Roka (Metropolitan University)

Kosovo: Kenneth Andresen, Abit Hoxha (University of Agder)

Latvia: Ainars Dimants (Turiba University); Anda Rozukalne (Riga StradinÅ¡ University)

Lithuania: Deimantas Jastramskis (Vilnius University)

Moldova: Natalia Vasilendiuc (University of Bucharest)

Poland: Agnieszka Stepinska (Adam Mickiewicz University)

Romania: Natalia Vasilendiuc (University of Bucharest)

Russian Federation: Maria Anikina (Lomonosov State University)

Serbia: Verica Rupar (Auckland University of Technology); Sonja Seizova (University of Belgrade)

Slovakia: Ján Visnovský, Slavomír Gálik (University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava)

Slovenia: Igor Vobic (University of Ljubljana)

Ukraine: Dariya Orlova (Mohyla School of Journalism)

 

Latin America and Caribbean

(Regional coordination: Sallie Hughes, University of Miami; Martin Oller Alonso, Universidad de las Americas)

Argentina: Adriana Amado (Universidad Argentina de la Empresa)

Bolivia: Mireya Márquez Ramí­rez, Ví­ctor Quintanilla (Universidad Iberoamericana)

Brazil: Sonia Virginia Moreira, Monica Sousa (Rio de Janeiro State University); Iluska Coutinho (Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora); Claudia Lago (Universidade de São Paulo)

Chile: William Porath, Daniela Grassau (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)

Cuba: Dasniel Olivera (Universidad de La Habana)

Colombia: Jesús Arroyave (Universidad del Norte)

Ecuador: Martin Oller Alonso (Universidad de las Américas); Palmira Chavero (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales)

El Salvador: Summer Harlow (University of Houston)

Guatemala: Summer Harlow (University of Houston)

Mexico: Sallie Hughes (University of Miami); Julieta Brambila, Judith Cruz Sandoval, Hilda Fernández de Ortega Bárcenas (Universidad Las Americas Puebla); Sergio Rodrí­guez-Blanco (Universidad Iberoamericana); Grisel Salazar Rebolledo (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas); Eva Alejandra Ávila Beltrán, Armando Gutiérrez Ortega (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California); Celia del Palacio Montiel (Universidad Veracruzana); Martí­n Echeverrí­a Victoria, Rubén Arnoldo González Mací­as (Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla); José Carlos Lozano (Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey); Jessica Retis (California State University-Northridge; Frida V. Rodelo (Universidad de Guadalajara)

Paraguay: Mariana de Maio (Lehigh University)

Peru: Lilian Kanashiro (Universidad de Lima); Jéssica Retis (California State University Northridge)

Puerto Rico: Federico Subervi (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Uruguay: Matí­as Ponce (Universidad Católica del Uruguay)

Venezuela: Carlos Arcila; Mabel Calderín (Universidad de Salamanca)

Middle East and North Africa

(Regional coordination: Ashraf Galal Hassan Bayoumy, Qatar University)

Algeria: Mohamed Kirat (Qatar University)

Egypt: Basyouni Hamada (Qatar University)

Israel: Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt, Motti Neiger (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Morocco: Aziz Douai (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)

Oman: Abdullah Al-Kindi, Iman Zahra (Sultan Qaboos University)

Qatar: Ashraf Galal Hassan Bayoumy (Qatar University)

Saudi Arabia: Adel Makinzy (King Saud University); Amira Al Nemr (King Faisal University)

Tunisia: Noureddine Miladi (Qatar University)

Turkey: Incilay Cangoz (Anadolu University)

UAE: Elsayed Bekhit (Zayed University)

Yemen: Abdul Rahman Al Shami (Qatar University)

Western Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand

(Regional coordination: Thomas Hanitzsch, LMU Munich; Folker Hanusch, University of Vienna)

Australia: Folker Hanusch (University of Vienna); Peter English (University of the Sunshine Coast)

Austria: Josef Seethaler, Andreas Riedl (Austrian Academy of Sciences)

Belgium: Olivier Standaert (Université catholique de Louvain); Stefan Mertens (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Canada: Lisa Taylor, Heather Rollwagen (Ryerson University); Colette Brin (Université Laval)

Cyprus: Dimitra Milioni, Lia Spyridou (Cyprus University of Technology)

Denmark: Arjen van Dalen, Morten Skovsgaard (University of Southern Denmark)

Finland: Mikko Villi (University of Jyväskylä); Jari Väliverronen, Laura Ahva (University of Tampere)

France: Arnaud Mercier, Loïc Ballarini (Université de Lorraine)

Germany: Thomas Hanitzsch, Nina Steindl, Corinna Lauerer (LMU Munich)

Greece: Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Iceland: Gudbjorg Kolbeins (University of Iceland)

Ireland: John O’Sullivan, Kevin Rafer (Dublin City University)

Italy: Sergio Splendore (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Netherlands: Liesbeth Hermans (Windesheim University of Applied Sciences/Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

New Zealand: Geoff Lealand (University of Waikato); James Hollings (Massey University)

North Cyprus: Sanem Sahin (University of Lincoln)

Norway: Jan Fredrik Hovden, Helge Østbye (University of Bergen); Steen Steensen (Oslo Metropolitan University)

Portugal: Rui Novais (University of Mindelo)

Spain: Rosa Berganza Conde, Beatriz Herrero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)

Sweden: Nina Springer, Gunnar Nygren (Södertörn University)

Switzerland: Vinzenz Wyss (ZHAW Zurich); Annik Dubied (Université de Neuchâtel)

UK: Neil Thurman (LMU Munich); Imke Henkel (University of Lincoln)

USA: Tim Vos (University of Missouri); Esther Thorson, Rachel Mourao (Michigan State University)