Mona is currently a DPhil student at the Oxford Internet Institute, where she studies how social media could be used to manipulate the public opinion. Mona joined the Computational Propaganda team as a Research Assistant with a focus on the Middle East. Before joining the COMPROP, Mona was awarded a Ford Foundation fellowship to study a dual degree program at the American University in Cairo. She received a Master’s degree in journalism and mass communication and a Graduate Diploma in public policy. She has presented research papers in major conferences such as the IAMCR and the ICA.
Mona holds the position of an Assistant Lecturer at the Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University. She assisted in various undergraduate courses and supervised many graduation projects. She focuses her studies on political communication, social media, and digital copyright.