Hayat Douhan

Research Fellow

  • Short CV

    • Since 01/2020: Research Fellow / Doctoral Student at the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies

    • 06/2018 - 12/2019: Program coordinator at Al Jazeera Media Institute, Qatar

    • 10/2016 - 06/2018: Research Assistant at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar

    • 08/2015 - 05/2016: Arabic Language Teacher/Fulbrighter at Mercyhurst University, Erie, PA, USA

    • 09/2009 - 09/2016: A high school teacher at the Ministry of National Education, Morocco

    • Education: B.A. in English Studies & MA in Applied Linguistics from Moulay Ismail University, Morocco; M.A. in Media and Cultural Studies from Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar

    Current Research

    • Religion and The Cyberspace (Religion Online)

    • Religious Authority and Knowledge Production

    • Moroccan Diaspora in Europe

    Countries and Regions

    • Middle East and North Africa

    Research Programmes


    • Constructing and Deconstructing Religious Authority Online and Offline: Moroccan Muslim Diaspora in Germany as a Case Study

    Hayat Douhan

    Research Fellow



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