Jared Ahmad is a lecturer in Journalism, Politics and Communication in the Department of Journalism, University of Sheffield. He joined the department in 2017 after lecturing at Liverpool University and Manchester University. His PhD was awarded by the University of Manchester in 2015.
Jared's research focuses on the changing nature of contemporary representations and discourses surrounding non-state terrorist groups and movements. His work has been published in journals such as Critical Studies on Terrorism and Media, War and Conflict, and his most recent book is entitled "The BBC, the 'War on Terror' and the Discursive Construction of Terrorism: Representing Al-Qaeda" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).