Lecturer | Faculty Teaching Fellow for FCAT

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Daniel Ahadi

Daniel Ahadi is a Lecturer in the School of Communication and a Research Associate at the Centre for Policy Studies on Culture and Communities at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. His research focuses on the development of self and identity within the context of media, migration, globalization, and formation of transnational diasporas. His most recent publications include, "Disrupting the digital: Persian-language community radio in Stockholm and the continued relevance of analogue media in a digital age," in Sherry S. Yu and Matthew Matsaganis (Ed.), Ethnic media in the digital era (Forthcoming, 2019, Routledge) and  "Ethnic Media and Acculturation," in Young Yun Kim’s International Encyclopaedia of Intercultural Communication (2018, Wiley).

Education

  • BA Simon Fraser University (Communication)
  • MA University of Stockholm (Communication)
  • PhD Simon Fraser University (Communication)

Currently Teaching

daniel teaches

Undergraduate: 

  • CMNS 110: Introduction to Communication Studies
  • CMNS 202: Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Communication
  • CMNS 362: Evaluation Methods for Applied Communication Research
  • CMNS 428: Media Analysis Project Group
  • CMNS 432: Political Communication, Public Opinion, and Political Marketing
  • CMNS 448(ST): Ethnic Media

Graduate: 

  • CMNS 848: Communication and Global Social Justice

publications

Publications

  • ® Ahadi, Daniel (2019). Disrupting the digital: Persian-language community radio in Stockholm and the continued relevance of analogue media in a digital age. In Sherry S. Yu and Matthew Matsaganis (Ed.), Ethnic media in the digital era. Routledge. 
  • ® Ahadi, Daniel; Nichols, Dugan; Pedri, Jennesia (2019). Implementing First-Year Experience curriculum in a large first-year communication course. The Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 49(2), 73-90. 
  • ® Matsaganis, Matthew & Ahadi, Daniel (2018). Ethnic media and acculturation. In Young Yun Kim (Ed.), International Encyclopaedia of Intercultural Communication . Wiley-Blackwell.
  • ® Ahadi, Daniel (2015). Against all odds: Making underground music in Iran. In Jacqueline Kennelly and Stuart Poyntz (eds.), Phenomenology of youth cultures and globalization: Lifeworlds and surplus meaning in changing times. London: Routledge.
  • Ahadi, Daniel (2010). Towards a cross-cultural approach to mental health and counselling in Vancouver: Development of S.U.C.C.E.S.S.’s mental health counselling and support services for immigrant communities. Vancouver: Centre for Policy Research on Culture and Communities. Report to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. & Metropolis (80 pages).
  • ® Yu, Sherry & Ahadi, Daniel (2010). Promoting civic engagement through ethic media. PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication. 2 (2), 54-71.
  • ® Ahadi, Daniel & Murray, Catherine (2009). Urban mediascapes and multicultural flows: Vancouver’s communication infrastructure. Canadian Journal of Communication, 33 (2), 587-612. 
  • ® Ahadi, Daniel (2009). L’Affaire Hérouxville in context: Conflicting narratives on Islam, Muslim women, and identity. Journal of Arab and Muslim Media Research, 2 (3), 241-260.
  • Murray, Catherine, Yu, Sherry & Ahadi, Daniel (2007). Cultural diversity and ethnic media in British Columbia. Vancouver: Centre for Policy Research on Culture and Communities. Report to the Department of Canadian Heritage (144 pages).

In Progress

  • Ahadi, D., Yu, S., & Al-Rawi, A. (CfP for edited volume circulated. Publication planned for Fall 2021). Revisiting Ethnic Media in Canada: Policies, Practices, and Integration. McGill University Press. 
  • Ahadi, D. (Work in progress). Iranian diasporic media and cultural diplomacy: The case of Manoto TV. 
  • Al-Rawi, A. & Ahadi, D. (Work in progress). Iranian trolls and their social media strategies. 
  • Al-Rawi, A., Rahman, A., & Ahadi, D. (Work in progress). How did Russian trolls discuss the issues of refugees and immigrants on social media. 
  • Ahadi, D. (Work in progress). Construction of whiteness in North Vancouver’s Edgemont Village: Space and the everyday performance of banal nationalism.

 

® denotes peer-reviewed

research

Media representation; post-colonial theory; critical race studies; multiculturalism; ethnic media; applied research in curriculum design and theories of learning; critical analysis of academic research traditions and methodological practices.