Dr. Justin Martin is an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern University in Qatar. His PhD is from the journalism school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research and writing focus on media use and political attitudes in the Arab world, and he is a principal investigator in Northwestern's annual survey, Media Use in the Middle East.
His research has been published in leading journals in communication and journalism, such as Journalism Studies and the International Communication Gazette. His essays and commentaries appear in outlets like The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. A Fulbright Scholar in Jordan in 2005-2006, he speaks several dialects of Arabic.
Dr. Martin will be speaking during Session 5 entitled "Business Unusual".