Dr. Azriel is the Interim Associate Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Communication and Media.. He manages the Master of Arts in Integrated Global Communication and the online Certificate in Digital and Social Media. He teaches graduate courses in global communication and digital media law and undergraduate courses in news reporting and media law. Previously, he served as program director for Journalism and Emerging Media.
Dr. Azriel's research interest is on First Amendment issues related to the Internet, specifically social media. His research has been published in several academic journals including Communications Lawyer, Journal of Internet Law, Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law, and the International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies.
Professionally, he worked for eight years as a print and radio reporter.