Niloofar Hooman

Email: hoomann@mcmaster.ca

Niloofar Hooman

Niloofar is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia at McMaster University under Dr. Paula Gardner’s supervision. She is also doing a Graduate Diploma (Ph.D.) in the Department of Gender Studies and Feminist Research at McMaster University. Niloofar holds a Ph.D. in Communication, an MA in Cultural Studies and the Media, and a BA in Social Communications from the University of Tehran. Her research interests include social media, digital activism, feminism, sexuality, and the female body, focusing on Iran in the frameworks of critical, postcolonial, and feminist theories. Niloofar’s Ph.D. thesis project concentrates on the embodiment, performances of nudity and unveiling as political actions in Iran. She is also an editorial board member of the Manchester Journal of Social Sciences from June 2020.