Zafar Iqbal, Ph.D., carries over 18 years of teaching and research experience. He received doctorate in mass communication specializing in media and government relations in 2003. He served in several public sector universities and also worked on some funded projects besides contributing a number of research papers in the reputed national and international journals.
Dr. Iqbal also served in Civil Service for over five years, wherein his main responsibilities included editing a journal of international repute and training. He joined back teaching and research in 2007. During the last seven years, he spent a year as a post-doctorate scholar at the University of Surrey, UK. He produced three research publications under the mentorship of Professor Colin B. Grant on the area of mediated construction of Islamophobia.
Continuing with his chosen area of research, Dr. Iqbal visited University of Southern California and worked with Prof. Diane Winston from Annenberg School for Communication.