Dr. Mohammad Al-Momani
Dr. Mohammad Al-Momani is currently a member of the Upper House of Parliament (the Senate). He served as Minister of State for Media Affairs and the Government Spokesperson from Mar. 2013 until June 2018, during which he was also chairman of Petra News Agency and Jordan National TV. He was Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs in 2013 and the former advisor of two Jordanian Prime Minister prior to becoming a minister. He was the Dean of Jordan Media Institute in 2012-2013. He was the Chairman of the daily independent newspaper Alghad and Chairman of the Board of the Jordan Foundation of Radio and Television. He taught American Government at the University of North Texas (1999-2002) and then joined Rice University faculty, where he taught Political Economy, Comparative Politics, Democracy and Democratization, and Middle East Politics. He was the executive director of the Regional Human Security Center and was the deputy director of Queen Rania Center Jordanian Studies and Community Services at Yarmouk University. He served previously as an Advisor at the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy and the Director of Training and Education.