Dr. Sayyed. F. A. Shah

Assistant Professor
399 Merrill Hall
256-782-5399
shah@jsu.edu    

Dr. Shah’s areas of specialization include Journalism and Health Communication. His primary research focuses on two main areas: 1) exploring the individual, routine, organizational, and policy-level factors that influence journalists’ coverage of different issues; 2) examining the use of new and emerging media for improved health outcomes.  Before joining the academy, Dr. Shah worked as a journalist for some of the leading media organizations of Pakistan and the U.S. He is currently serving as a co-chair of Communications Committee of the Health Communication Working Group of American Public Health Association.

Sayyed Shah

Courses Taught

  • Mass Communication Research
  • Introduction to News
  • Introduction to Broadcast Writing
  • Media Features
  • Introduction to Audio Production
  • Video Production and Editing
  • Internet Production
  • Multimedia Design

Other Responsibilities

Academic advisor for undergraduate students majoring in Communications Member, JSU faculty senate Ex-officio member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Communications