Deborah Amos named 2013 Ottaway Professor

November 29, 2012
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2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos, an award-winning foreign correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), has been named the 2013 James H. Ottaway Sr. Professor of Journalism at New Paltz. Amos will join the faculty in spring 2013 for a two-week residency of workshops and guest speaking on broadcast and multimedia journalism and international reporting. Amos’s expertise is in reporting from the Middle East. She has reported extensively on the Arab Spring and sectarian conflicts in the region. In 2012, she was one of the only American journalists allowed into war-torn Syria. Amos will present a lecture titled, “A Passport to the Middle East: A Career of Revolution, Upheaval and Hope,” on campus on Thursday, April 18. Read more here.

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