Nehal Kamel is a Muslim Egyptian who received her BA in English Literature from the University of Texas and is interested in the intersection of culture and digital media. Her research centers on how marginalized communities create spaces of expression and exploration on digital media platforms, with a focus on Muslim and fan communities. She's currently working with her college roommate on a podcast to increase media literacy and understanding of pop culture. When she's not working on a new research project or her podcast, she's binge reading or watching tv shows, then following up with their online communities.
Areas of interest: Cultural Studies, Digital Media, Fan Studies, Pop Culture.