Houssam Eddine Beggas is an Algerian journalist and communications consultant based in Montreal, Canada. He is the author of the forthcoming book entitled: Algeria’s Hirak Protest Movement: Media, Democratic Change and Human Rights. As a Fulbright Scholar from 2018-2020 at Seton Hall University, he earned a master’s in diplomacy and International Relations and was a co-editor and contributor to Seton Hall’s Journal of Diplomacy. He was a Research Assistant at the Seton Hall’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies where he focused on dynamics of post-Arab Spring conflict resolution, particularly in Libya and Yemen. Prior to this, he was a communications consultant with the World Bank in Algeria and advised on projects with the Algerian government. He was the creator and lead anchor of El Djazairia TV’s “Pulse of the World,” a regional news and current events show. Houssam has extensive reporting experience, including as a sports news anchor with Numidia News, Stade News, and the online outlet Tout Sur l’Algerie. He earned his Bachelors in Interpretation and Translation from Constantine University in 2012, and a Master’s in Journalism and Communications from the Higher National School of Journalism of Algiers in 2016.