Universit├Ąt Z├╝rich

IKMZ - Department of Communication and Media Research

Media Change & Innovation Division

Andreasstrasse 15
CH-8050 Zurich
Phone +41 (0)44 635 20 92
Fax +41 (0)44 634 49 34

Muzammil M. Hussain is a doctoral candidate at the University of Washington's Department of Communication. His interests cover comparative international research on information infrastructure and social organization, and digital media and political participation.


He also teaches courses on multimedia journalism and information networks. Since 2008, he has investigated changes taking place in advanced digital media systems (e.g., here and here) and new media in emerging markets (e.g., here and here). Before 2008, he was at the University of Wisconsin's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and worked on media and politics (e.g., here, here, here, and here). Most recently, he was keynote speaker at MediaOn 2011 (Sao Paulo), Brazil's largest annual international convention on online journalism in emerging markets, and a delegate to the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affair's Stockholm Internet Forum 2012. Hussain has held visiting positions in North America and Europe, and conducted research fieldwork in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.


Currently, Muzammil M. Hussain is a visiting researcher at the Media Change and Innovation Division of IPMZ – University of Zurich until December 2012.