Faculty of Media Studies and Social Sciences

Mohammad Ali Shaikh, PhD

Meritorious Professor
Email: shaikh@smiu.edu.pk
Dr Mohammad  Ali Shaikh (VC), PhD

Dr Shaikh holds PhD in Mass Communication from University of Karachi and post-doctorate from American University, Washington DC. He has also attended Fulbright Institute at University of Florida's College of Communication and Journalism at Gainesville, USA. He has twenty seven years of teaching and working experience. He has authored several books including and contributed papers. His areas of interest are Freedom of Information, Print and Electronic Media, Digital Journalism and history.


Ambreen Fazal, PhD

Assistant Professor / Incharge Chairperson
Email: ambreenfazal@smiu.edu.pk
dr ambreen

Dr. Ambreen Fazal completed her PhD in sociology from the University of Karachi in 2013. She has eight years teaching experience at various reputable institutions in the country. She has four research publications to her credit and has also participated in various conferences related to her field of specialization.


Mujeeb ur Rehman, PhD

Assistant Professor
Email: mrabro@smiu.edu.pk
Mujeeb ur Rehman

Dr Abro completed PhD in 2014 in the field of Communication Studies specializing in Social Media from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. His doctoral research explored the world of social media by focusing on different aspects of social networking sites. He has five research publications on his credit in international journals. His research interest is social networking sites and new media. Dr Abro has nine years of teaching experience at university level in Pakistan as well as in China. He is fluent in Chinese language because he did one year Chinese language course and ultimately passed HSK 5 level. He is also interested in teaching Chinese language in Pakistan.


Subhash Guriro, PhD

Assistant Professor
Email: subhash@smiu.edu.pk
Dr. Subhash Guriro

Dr. Subhash has done PhD in Development Studies from Sindh Development Studies Centre, University of Sindh, Jamshoro. His PhD dissertation was focused on microfinance and poverty in Sindh. He has published three research articles and attended several workshops and conferences at national and international level. He has served as a visiting guest lecturer at Berlin School of Economics and Law in Germany. He has also worked in development sector and microfinance industry for more than 12 years on different management positions.


Mohammad Kamil, M.A

Lecturer
Email: mkamil@smiu.edu.pk
Mohammad  Kamil, M.A

Mr. Mohammad Kamil holds an M.A. degree in Sociology from Shah AbdulLatif University, Khairpur (2007), and a LLB degree (2010) from the University of Karachi. He is quite proficient in his field and has been teaching Sociology as well as Media Ethics and Laws with above-average competency to his students at SMIU since the year 2012.


Samreen Razi, M.A

Lecturer
Email: srazi@smiu.edu.pk
Samreen Razi

Ms. Samreen Razi holds an M.A. in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi, and has teaching experience of over five years at the tertiary level. Previous to this, she was actively involved in learning the trade of various print media organizations, and was employed as sub-editor for education supplements of Daily The News International o f the JANG Group of publishers. As a teacher in the Media Studies Department , she specializes in teaching writing skills and editing to her ardent students at SMIU.


Nousheen Hussain, M.A

Lecturer
Email: nhussain@smiu.edu.pk
Nousheen Hassan

Ms. Nousheen Hussain possesses an M.A. degree in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi. She has been employed in the Department of Media Studies at SMIU ever since its inauguration in 2012. Prior to joining this University, she had worked as Editor of the ladies' journals, Femina and Dastak, published from Karachi. An altruistic personality, her close association with projects imparting training to female journalists has often been highlighted and appreciated by her mentors, both here as well as in Germany, a country which she had the opportunity of visiting at her sponsor's invitation. She is a conscientious teacher and enjoys teaching Creative Journalism and the History of Ancient Art to her students at SMIU.


Hadia Khalil, M.A

Lecturer
Email: hadia@smiu.edu.pk
Hadia Khalil

Ms. Hadia Khalil attained her Master's degree in Mass communication in the year 2011. She is a Gold medalist of her batch and is currently pursuing her MS in Mass communication from the University of Karachi. She has been serving in the field of electronic and print media since 2010. She has had the distinction of having worked both for PTV as well as the popular private TV channel ARY. She has also written several articles for different newspapers.


Ifrah Imam, MA

Lecturer
Email: ifrah@smiu.edu.pk
Ifrah Imam

Ms. Ifrah Imam holds an MA, mass communication degree from Karachi University. She has been teaching since the last five years in different institutions. She writes for various newspapers and her interests include print, broadcast, photo Journalism, development support communication and commercial art/advertising. She does blogging, photography and sketching as well.


Qurrat-ul-ain, Msc

Lecturer
Email: qrsandeelo@smiu.edu.pk
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Qurratulain holds Bachelor of Studies in Mass Communication from University of Karachi and an Msc in Rural Development from University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Prior to joining SMI University, she worked as freelance Content Writer and Editor. She has also been associated with Sindh TV News in the past and has taught at APSACS Malir Cantt for about an year. An ardent believer in the spirit of human mind to create, innovate and transform lives, she wants to pursue research activities in the field of Development Communication and Social Change.


Khushboo, M.A

Lecturer
Email: khushboo@smiu.edu.pk
khushboo

Ms. Khushboo has an M.A. degree in Mass Communication from University of Karachi. Currently, she is enrolled in the M.Phil program there. With a wealth of experience in the field of Media and Public Relations, she has previously worked with channels like PTV, Geo News and News One. She also has a substantial working experience at a leading PR agency and has also taught Mass Communication and Media related disciplines at University of Karachi. She has won many laurels in various debating and writing competitions at district and national levels and is keenly interested in research and creative writing.


Sidra Agha, MS

Lecturer
Email: sagha@smiu.edu.pk
Sidra Agha

Ms. Sidra Agha holds MS in Media Studies from Riphah International University Islamabad and MSC in Mass Communication from National University of Modern Languages Islamabad. She has specialized in conflict studies and her research study on Embedded Journalism is the pioneer work in Pakistan. She has been awarded a gold medal by the President of Pakistan for her academic excellence. She has been the meritorious student in Riphah. She has worked with several foreign clients and websites as a freelance writer and has also been the PR Manager of Australian Education Agency as well as writer in few English magazine. Currently she is working on research papers on Conflict studies as she also aspires to do PHD.