Dr. Mohammad A. Siddiqi is Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Public
Relations at Western Illinois University (WIU) where he has taught for 29
years. At WIU he served as the Journalism Program Director and Chair of
the Department of English & Journalism. Dr. Siddiqi is among the founding members of the World Council of Muslims for Interfaith Relations (WCMIR) and is currently serving as its treasurer and the secretary general. He has authored several books and published more than two dozen articles in refereed publications. His most recent book is Islam, Muslims and Media: Myths and Realities.