Dr. Fazal Malik

Dr. Fazal Malik is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies and the Pro Vice Chancellor at Amity University Dubai. He earned a PhD from Nottingham Trent University in the UK and Master’s Degree in International Journalism from City University, London. He also has a post-graduate diploma in Business Administration and Certification in Public Relations Practice from George Washington University. Dr Fazal is the Editor of the Global Media Journal (Arabian editions), and a Board member of the Journal for Content, Community and Communication.
With over two decades of international experience, Dr. Fazal has developed and delivered a range of programs at a number of universities in the UK, UAE and India. He successfully launched flipped learning project at Amity University to enable students to access learning anytime, anywhere which proved very useful in remote learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. A prolific researcher, he has authored scores of publications, presentation and commentaries on the relationship between media, place and identity. A known commentator on Higher Education, Creative Industries and innovative disruption, he writes Oped-Columns in Gulf News and Khaleej Times and The National Newspapers in the Dubai.

Before making transition to academia, Dr. Fazal worked as Broadcast Journalist for the BBC in the UK, researching, reporting news and producing current affair programs from across the world. He also set up a range of community-based projects in the UK, including community radio stations to create lifelong learning opportunities for disadvantaged communities in the UK.