Khaled Gaweesh, Associate Professor

Khaled Gaweesh, Ph. D is an associate professor of Mass Communication at Abu Dhabi Campus of Zayed University since August 2020. Prior to that he served as an associate professor, assistant dean, and coordinator of graduate program at the College of Communication at University of Sharjah 2015-2019. He worked as an assistant professor at the United Arab Emirates University 2000-2008. He also keeps his position as an associate professor in the Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University in Egypt. 

Gaweesh has extensive experiences with regional, national, and international accreditation processes. He is an active member of Education & Training Quality Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain since 2016. He contributed effectively in getting the international accreditation for the undergraduate programs from ACEJMC (2016), the reaccreditation of the master’s program (2020), and the initial accreditation of the PhD program (2020) at the College of Communication, University of Sharjah. 

Gaweesh participated in many international refereed conferences in USA, Portugal, Greece, Japan, Malaysia, Bahrain, UAE, and Egypt. 

Gaweesh serves as reviewer for many peer revied journals such as Journalism and Mass Communication, Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, Qaboos University, University of Sharjah Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences, Journal of Middle East Media “MEM”, Online Journal of Education Research, The Online International Journal of Arts and Humanities, Strategic Visions: Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies & Research ECSSR, Magazine- College of Islamic & Arabic Studies, and Tryaksh International Journal of Humanities. 

Gaweesh has published in the areas of advertising, image, corporate reputation, and communication technologies in journals such as Media Critiques, Arab and Muslim Media Research, the Egyptian Journal of Communication Research. He supervised tens of research projects and theses for Master students and acted as an examiner for many thesis defenses.

Gaweesh received his bachelor, master’s degrees from Cairo University, Egypt. He got his Ph.D. from Cairo University, Egypt after spending two years as a visiting scholar at University of South Carolina USA, collecting data for his thesis. 

Gaweesh offered more than 60 training courses, programs, workshops, seminars, and consultations to the community. He served as a head or a member of dozens of committees in many universities. 

In a previous life, he worked as a research manager, copywriter, editor, and translator in many corporations.