Program: Multimedia Journalism
Courses taught: JSC312 Media and Society
Degrees: MA in Sociology
Sarah Mallat, M.A., is an instructor of media studies and affiliated researcher at the Lebanese American University and the American University of Beirut. As an educator, she specialises in digital and media literacy, with particular interest in gendered stereotypes in Arab media, media and body image, and media's effects on children. She is currently working on ongoing research focusing on sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination of female journalists in Lebanon, as well as more nuanced aspects of gendered newsroom culture in the country. Ms. Mallat has participated in the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB) since its founding in 2013, and was a faculty member at the 2011 and 2012 Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change. She holds an MA in Sociology and a BA in Sociology-Anthropology, both from the American University of Beirut.