Communication Studies

Hana S. Noor Al-Deen

Dr. Noor Al-Deen

Office: Leutze Hall # 221
Phone: (910) 962-3402
Fax: (910) 962-7061

Hana S. Noor Al-Deen (Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo) is a professor of communication at UNC Wilmington where she has been teaching since 1985. She has postdoctoral education in digital multimedia and 3D computer animation from three universities. Noor Al-Deen has been involved with digital technology for more than three decades starting with her doctoral dissertation, “Corporate Teleconferencing: Audio, Video, and Computer.” She has been teaching courses in social media, digital multimedia, 3D animation, advertising, mass communication, and intercultural/international communication. Her current research is focused on the application of social media and social network analysis. She has been the editor and the lead coeditor of three published books on social media: Social Media in the Classroom (Peter Lang, 2016); Social Media and Strategic Communications (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013); and Social Media: Usage and Impact (Lexington Books, 2011). Her other refereed publications and presentations have appeared at regional, national, and international levels.

Noor Al-Deen has devoted more than 30 years of her life toward helping abused, homeless, and shelter animals. Her three social media books were dedicated “To all abused, homeless, and shelter animals that are in desperate need for human compassion, support, and justice.” She is a proud and active member of various animal rights organizations such as the ASPCA, The Humane Society of the United States, and Animal Legal Defense Fund. Follow the link to visit Dr. Noor Al-Deen's website: