People: Research Faculty

Muzammil M. Hussain

Faculty Associate


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies


University of Washington, PhD (Communication)


Muzammil Hussain’s Website


Professor Hussain has research interests in the areas of global communication, social analytics, and technology governance.


Institute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan
Room 4467, 426 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104–2321, United States

Phone: 734–764–0420
Fax: 734–764–3341

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Selected Publications

Please also see Muzammil Hussain’s website.

Three Arenas for Interrogating Digital Politics in Middle East Affairs. 2015. International Journal of Middle East Affairs (Special Issue: The Digital Age in the Middle East).

Digital Infrastructure Politics and Internet Freedom Stakeholders after the Arab Spring. 2014. The Journal of International Affairs (Special Issue: Breaking Point: Protests and Revolutions in the 21st Century).

Howard, P.N., & Hussain, M.M., Democracy’s Fourth Wave? Digital Media and the Arab Spring. 2013, Oxford University Press.

Hussain, M.M. & Howard, P.N., State Power 2.0: Authoritarian Entrenchment and Political Engagement Worldwide. 2013, Ashgate Publishing.

What Best Explains Successful Protest Cascades? ICTs and the Fuzzy Causes of the Arab Spring. 2013. International Studies Review (Special Issue: International Relationships in the Information Age).