Mohammed Ibahrine is professor in residence in the Journalism and Strategic Communication Program at Northwestern University in Qatar. Ibahrine joins Northwestern Qatar from the American University of Sharjah (AUS), where he served as professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and coordinator of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program in the School of Business and Administration (SBA). 

Prior to joining AUS, he was a lecturer at the University of Hamburg and the University of Erfurt, Germany, as well as an assistant professor at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. He has worked at several universities in Germany, Morocco, the UK, the USA, the UAE, and Qatar. 

Ibahrine is a social scientist committed to interdisciplinary research on technology, business, and human interaction in cultural, political, social, and economic contexts. He won several teaching, research, and creative awards and has published in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Journalism Practice, Online Information Review, Asian Studies, and Religions. His research publications can be found on his Google Scholar page.