Mrs. Elizabeth Matar

Mrs. Elizabeth Matar

Assistant Professor, College of Media & Mass Communication

Mrs. Elizabeth Matar is an Assistant Professor in the College of Media and Mass Communication is a documentary filmmaker and producer of narrative and animated videos, teaching in the Department of Media and Mass Communications. Ten-second animations to multi-continent productions, it’s her focus on the individual that has netted her numerous international prizes, including three gold Tellys, and she was named an “expert” in a documentary film by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Cultural Affairs.

Mrs. Elizabeth Matar has an M.F.A. in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of North Texas, and a B.A. from the University of Memphis in Communications, with a minor in Journalism and newspaper writing and editing experience. After ten years of teaching experience, she is currently also completing her Doctorate in Media and Communications from the University of Hamburg.

Mrs. Matar excels in interviewing, crafting stories, and leading teams from diverse backgrounds to make moving audiovisual experiences. A frequent presenter at conferences, a former elected board member of the University Film and Video Association and having had the pleasure of serving on many festival juries and grant decisions, Matar loves connecting passionate students with industry opportunities and her broad professional network.


Prof. Mohammed Kirat

Professor / Dean

Dr. Samia Hashim

Assistant Professor / Department Chair - BA in Public Relations

Dr. Walaa Fouda

Assistant Professor / Department Chair - BA In Media And Mass Communication

Dr. Khalid Al Kassimi

Dr. Khaled Al-Kassimi

Assistant Professor / Director of Research Support

Dr. Sonja Brown

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Dr. Soad Matar

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mario Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mona Abdurahman

Assistant Professor

Dr. Yahia Benlarbi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Federico Triolo

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Elizabeth Matar

Assistant Professor

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