Fahad Anis

Fahad Anis

Lecturer, Faculty Coordinator

school of media and communication

He is PhD Fellow at Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore and completed his M.Phil. In Mass Communication from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad. He has done his M.Sc. in Communication Studies from Institute of Communication Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is currently associated with FMCS, University of Central Punjab, Lahore as Lecturer and previously served at Superior University and Minhaj University Lahore. He was selected for the scholarship awarded by the joint venture of HEC-SAMAA TV Program (2009-2010), and won Cultural Exchange Scholarship Program for MS Degree (2013) which is considered an honor for any student of media. He is author of three research articles published in internationally reputed journals and has experience of presenting research paper in various International Conferences. Some of the research articles are in pipeline for publishing on different areas including cartoon communication, Information Communication Technology, Crisis Communication, and New Media Effects. He is the Member of HEC National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) for Media Studies.

  1. Mass Communication Theories
  2. Foundation of Behavioral Research
  3. Media Culture & Society
  4. Contemporary World Media
  5. Development Communication
  6. Fundamentals of Advertising
  7. Introduction to Mass Communication
  8. Media Laws & Ethics
  9. Media History in the Subcontinent
  10. New writing & Editing Workshop

Education

  • PhD Fellow (Communication Studies)
    Institute of Communication Studies, Punjab University, Lahore. Pakistan.
  • Phil. (Mass Communication)
    Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • MSc (Communication Studies)
    Institute of Communication Studies, Punjab University, Lahore. Pakistan.
  • BA (Journalsim)
    University of the Punjab, Lahore. Pakistan.

Experience

March 2014 – date. Lecturer, School of Media and Communication Studies, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
January 2013 – March 2014. Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, Minhaj University, Lahore.
May 2013 – June 2014. Visiting Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, Superior University, Lahore.
January 2012 – June 2013. Content Editor, RTI (Right to Information Pakistan) Online News Agency, Lahore.

Honors and Awards

Scholarship Holder of HEC-SAMAA TV program (2009-2010).
Won Cultural Exchange Scholarship Program for Master Degree (2013).

Membership

  • Member Pakistan Higher Education Commission (HEC) National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) for Media Studies.
  • Member Board of Faculty (BOF) Faculty of Media and Communication Studies, University of Central Punjab, Lahore.
  • Remained Member Board of Studies (BOS) Faculty of Media and Communication Studies, University of Central Punjab, Lahore for Three Years.

Research

  1. Social Media Content and Concept of Mixtainment (Submitted to Global Media Journal)
  2. Reliance of University Students on Information and Communication Technology: Testing Knowledge Gap Hypothesis (Under Review for Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly)
  3. Role of Information Communication Technology in Social Time Displacement of University Students ( Under Review for Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences)

Brief Statement of Research Interest

My research interests are New Media, Effects of New Media on society, Efficacy of Information Communication Technology during Crisis, Crisis/Disaster Communication and Visual Communication.

Publications

  • Anis, F., Ashfaq, A., Mujtaba, A. (2012) “Promotion of Hinduism in Children through Cartoons in Pakistan,” paper published in Cross-Cultural Communication.
  • Fatima, H., Anis, F., Farooq, U. (2013) “Usage of technology for education: Comparative analysis of open and distance learning and regular students, paper published in US-China Education Review A
  • Ashfaq, A., Hussein, A., Fatima, H. & Anis, F., (2014). Unveiling the Art of Political Communication in Pakistan: A Retrospect. International Journal of Comic Art

Conference Papers

  • Anis, F. & Abbas, Q., H. (2015) Social Media Content and Concept of Mixtainment, paper presented in 2nd International Conference on Media, Communication and Culture (ICMCC) 30 Nov- 02 Dec 2015, University of Sains Malaysia.
  • Anis, F., Farooq, U., Fatima, H. (2013) “Role of E-learning in Open and Distance Learning teaching methodology,” paper presented in 27th International Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities, which was held on 1-3 October, 2013.
  • Fatima, H., Anis, F., Farooq, U. (2013) “Usage of technology for education: Comparative analysis of open and distance learning and regular students,” paper presented in 27th International Annual Conference of Asian Association of Open Universities, which was held on 1-3 October, 2013.

fahad.anis@ucp.edu.pk
+92-42-35880007 Ext:
Faculty of Media and Communication Studies, University of Central Punjab

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