Dr Hossam Mohamed Elhamy holds a PhD in Mass Communication (2009); a Master of Mass Communication (2004); and a Bachelor of Mass Communication (1998), all from the Journalism Department, Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University, Egypt.
Dr Hosam joined Ahlia University in September 2014 as an assistant professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Public Relations of the Faculty of Arts, Science & Education. Previously he had worked at the Modern University for Technology & Information; at Ain Shams University; and at Akhbar Elyoum Academy in Egypt.
Prize for the best research and a certificate of appreciation at the 2nd International Scientific Conference of Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University, March 2010, for the paper “Character in Journalistic Text: A Narrative Analysis”
Supervisor, reader & internal examiner for several projects and dissertations at Egyptian and Bahraini universities.
Hossam Elhamy (2015), Semiology of social networking: An analytical study for non-verbal symbols on “Facebook” website. A Paper Presented to the annual conference of : Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Faculty of media & Communication “Social media: applications and methodological problems, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 9-10 March, 2015
Hossam Elhamy (2011), The role of media in shaping characteristics of Egyptian National character: a study of theories of media impact. A Paper presented in the symposium: “Egyptian Character and construction of the Egyptian Renaissance: Reflections for the Revolution of January 25, 2011,” Institute of National Planning, Center for Human Development, 26 – 27 July 2011
Hossam Elhamy (2010), The Media Discourse of Social Movements: An analytical study of the social protest movements’ web sites.A paper Presented to the 16thInternational Conference of Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University: “The Media and the issues of poverty and the marginalized people: Reality and Challenges”, 13 to 15 July 2010.
(The paper is selected in the list of the best research papers presented at the Conference by the jury)
Hossam Elhamy (2010), Character in Journalistic Text: A Narrative Analysis, A paper Presented to the 2ndInternational Conference of Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University: “Media and the Arabic language “ .Cairo, Egypt. March 7-9 , 2010.
(The paper won the award for best research paper in the conference)
Hossam Elhamy & Maha Abdul Mageed (2007), Islamic Political Groups Functional Use of internet: An Analytical study, A paper Presented to IAMCR Conference: “Knowledge Societies for All: Media and Communication Strategies“. Cairo, Egypt. July 23-29 , 2006
Lila Abdul Mageed & Hossam Elhamy (2006). Readership of the Arab Newspapers that Translated from Foreign Newspapers. A Paper Presented to the 3rdConference of Journalism Department , Akhbar Elyoum Academy , 25-26 June 2006