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Nazanin Bani Amerian

Nazanin “Naz” Amerian  was born and raised in Tehran, Iran and holds a PhD in communication studies from the University of Southern Maine, a master’s degree in mass communication and media from the University of Central Florida. Areas of research include health communication, risk and crisis communication, and intercultural communication.

“Journalism was always my passion and that brought me to the US. After getting my BA in journalism, I moved to Orlando, FL in 2015 and my life has been changed forever.  I like working with numbers, thus quantitative research method is my favorite.”


Communication Studies


  • BA. Journalism/Tehran
  • MA. Mass Communication/Media/UCF
  • PhD. Communication Studies/USM