Ed Webb


Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies and Coordinator of Middle East Studies at Dickinson College. Formerly a British diplomat, has a BA from Cambridge University in Oriental Studies and an MA and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Science. Research interests include Middle East politics (mainly Turkey and the Arab world), religion and politics, cultural authoritarianism, and media. Member of the National Advisory Board of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE).

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Engaging Students with Engaging Tools
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    A new course teaching media, mass communication, and political identities in the Middle East and North Africa explored the use of social media in pursuit of effective learning.