OUBADA HASSAN KASAR
Marital status: single
Address: Beirut/ Afif Altibi Square/ close to Makasid Hospital/ Gardenia building/ 4th floor/ apartment 12
Phone number: 03 73 19 18
Email address:[email protected] or [email protected]
Education And Qualifications
2014: “Media and Digital Literacy Academy” At American University of Beirut. AUB ( Average: Very Good).
2014: “COLLABORATIVE INSTITUTIONAL TRAINING INITIATIVE in SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH ( CITI is an online course from California University. Grade: 85).
2014 - Present: PhD candidate in Sociology, Lebanese University .Thesis: “Visual Media and the Reproduction of Sectarianism in Lebanon during conflicts (case of Syrian Crisis)” (Advisor: Professor. Fouad Khalil).
2007- 2008: MA in Sociology, Lebanese University. Thesis: “The Socio-Economic Situation in the Bekaa Area Following the Ban on the Hashish Agriculture.”
2006-2007: Master 1 in Political Sciences, “The Socio-Political Elites in Baalbeck.”
2004-2005 : BA in Sociology, Lebanese University.
2017 - 2016: I have prepared a research paper entitled “Usage of media among youth, measuring the presence of radicalism”. The paper was submitted twice during the Media Literacy Education Academy at Lebanese American University (LAU) (2016 -2017).
2016: I have prepared a research paper entitled “Connectors and Dividers in the society in Baalbeck –Hermel Region”. The paper was submitted during the “Peace Building Strategy in Baalbeck – Hermel ” Conference which was organized by (LOST) The Lebanese Organisation for Studies and Training.
2015: I have prepared a research paper entitled “The presence of social sciences in Arab TV Channels”, as a background paper for “The Report of the Arab Social Sciences”. ( The Arab Center for the Social Sciences)
2015: I have prepared a research paper entitled “Social Sciences in blogs” as a background paper for “The Report of the Arab Social Sciences” ( The Arab Center for the Social Sciences)
2014: Fieldwork Study, “Syrian Refugees and the Job Market in Lebanon,” The Danish Council for Refugees.
2014: Fieldwork study, “Media in War: The Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Syria,” AUB (The American University of Beirut) (Advisor: Professor Jad Melki).
2014: Assistant researcher in MOOC,an online course with AUB and Edraak (with Professor Dina Kiwan among others). MOOC explores Citizenship in the Arab World.
2012- 2013: Assistant Researcher at AUB, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies. Three projects:
1. Production of Knowledge in the Arab World.
2. Migration Studies in the Arab world.
2012: Executive Director of the International Symposium “The Arab Uprisings: Sociological Perspectives and Geographical Comparisons” (Sociology Department at AUB, and the International Sociological Association).
2012: Center for Arab Unity Studies as:
1. Research Assistant in human and social sciences.
2. Executive Director of Conferences such as: “Revolution and Democratic Transformation in the Arab World“; “The Future of Sociology and Anthropology in the Arab World”; “Amine Al Rihani “; “The Crisis of State in the Arab World”; “Mohamad Abed Al-Jabiri”; “Constitution and Reform in Morocco”; “Where is Syria Going?”; “High Education in the Arab World”.
3. Editor, “Arab Papers” (booklets for new college students).
2012: Member, The International Sociological Association.
2012 – present: Member in the Administrative Council for the LEBANESE ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGY.
2010: News Editor, Future TV.
2009 : News Presenter, Radio Orient.
2006 – 2009 : Columnist, AL-Akhbar Newspaper
Arabic : Excellent (reading, writing, and speaking).
English: Verygood (reading, writing, and speaking).