Denijal Jegić

Assistant Professor of Communication
Coordinator of the Communication and Multimedia Journalism Programs

Dr. Denijal Jegić is an assistant professor of communication in the Department of Communication, Arts and Languages at LAU, coordinator of the communication and multimedia journalism programs, and course coordinator for COM 203 – Art of Public Communication. Previously, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in multimedia journalism and communication at LAU.

Research Interests

His multidisciplinary research focuses on critical theory, media representations, media activism, historiographies of communication, colonialism and resistance, and lies at the intersection of media, literature and cultural studies. In his prize-winning doctoral dissertation Trans/Intifada. The Political and Poetics of Intersectional Resistance, he has analyzed articulations of resistance in the Global South in poetry, prose, spoken word, rap and other forms of media. His dissertation was published as part of the monograph series “American Studies” (Heidelberg, 2019). 

SDGs Research Mapping

Dr. Denijal Jegić conducts research relevant to the following SDGs:

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in American Studies, Institute for Transnational American Studies, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, 2018. 
  • MA in American Studies/English Literature, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/York University, Toronto, 2014.
  • BEd in English Philology, Romance Philology/French, Education, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, 2012.