Asem A. Alomari is a Ph.D. in Mass Communication at the School of Media Arts and Studies, Scripps College of Journalism and Communication, Ohio University. Recently, Alomari defended his dissertation titled "Political Talk TV in Middle East Context: Understanding Power of Al-Jazeera’s "Opposite Direction".
Currently, Alomari serves as an adjunct faculty at the State University of New York at New Paltz / Communication Studies Department.
Alomari received a Master of Science in Mass Communication from Arkansas State University in 2019. During his master’s, Alomari served as a graduate and teacher assistant, where he received the Graduate Assistant Achievement Award in 2019. Prior to this, he completed his bachelor’s degree in mass communication, with a concentration in radio and television, at Yarmouk University in 2012. Outside of academia, Alomari has also excelled in his field during his experience in radio and television. His work experience includes serving as a director and commentator for several documentary films in Jordan.
Alomari is passionate about conducting research and teaching. His research interest includes the effects of mass media and public opinion, theories of mass communication, and media representation and stereotypes. Alomari presented his research, "An Examination of Television as a News Source in the Social Media Age", at the Sixty-First Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association, San Diego, CA. Also, he presented a research project titled "A Middle Eastern Perspective of Agenda Setting: Agenda Setting in the Third Level" at the Global Fusion Conference- UT Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film, Austin, TX.