Samir Husni

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Samir Husni
Born (1953-03-08) March 8, 1953 (age 61)
Tripoli, Lebanon
Residence Oxford, Mississippi
Nationality Lebanese American
Education University of North Texas
University of Missouri
Spouse(s) Marie Mikael
Children 3

Samir Husni (Arabic: سمير حصني) is a United States–based analyst of the magazine industry. He was born in Tripoli, Lebanon then immigrated to the United States.

He earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Texas in 1980 and a Ph.D. in journalism from the University of Missouri in 1983.[1]


Husni has been called a leading expert in magazine publishing.[2]

He manages the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi.[3]


  1. ^ Gernstetter, Blake (May 26, 2010). "SO WHAT DO YOU DO, SAMIR HUSNI, MR. MAGAZINE?". Mediabistro. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ Gernstetter, Blake (26 May 2010). "So What Do You Do, Samir Husni, Mr. Magazine?". Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Braun, Bill (13 March 2012). "A Long Love Affair with Magazines". American Journalism Review. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 

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