J.C. Abdallah - Coastal Carolina University
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J.C. Abdallah

Assistant Professor

Jonathan Doe
Contact J.C. Abdallah
843-349-4133 jabdallah@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 322

Fall 2021 Office Hours
Mondays 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30am
Wednesday 11:30am - 12:30pm
*Please email for an appointment. 

Science is more than a body of knowledge; it is a way of thinking.” – Dr. Carl Sagan


Dr. J.C. Abdallah is a quantitative researcher who examines the intersection of sport, media, and identification. His main interest in these topics are how fans interact and identify with their favorite sports teams and other fans. His dissertation examined differences in social media consumption and production among NFL and college football fans. He was named a Ronald E. McNair Scholar as an undergraduate. In terms of teaching, Dr. Abdallah has taught mass communication, persuasion, communication research methods, and public speaking. He grew up in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and is a passionate fan of the Steelers and Penguins.


Ph.D. – The University of Alabama (2020) – Communication (Sports Communication)

M.A. – The Ohio State University (2017) – Communication

B.A. – West Virginia University (2015) – Communication Studies