Maggy Zanger

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Professor of Practice

Telephone: 

520-621-5710 or 520-661-2742

Fax: 

520-621-7557

Office: 

Marshall Room 323D

Research focuses on international journalism; media, conflict and humanitarian crises; community journalism; Iraq and Kurdistan; Kurdish media development. Spent two years as the Iraq country director for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting in Baghdad.                                                                                                            

Education

  • • B.A., M.A., University of Arizona;
  • • M.S.L. (Master of Studies in Law), Yale Law School

Courses Taught at the UA

  • • J 205 Reporting the News
  • • J 320A Editing
  • • J 411 Feature Writing
  • • J 490B El Independiente
  • • J 496D/596D Journalism Seminar - International Opinion Writing
  • • J 496D/596D Journalism Seminar - Issues in Covering the Environment
  • • J 496D/596D Journalism Seminar - International Reporting
  • • J 496F/596F Media Coverage of International Crises

See course descriptions


 

Publications and Research

  • • Maggy Zanger. Review of "Kurdish Identity: Human Rights and Political Status," by Charles G. MacDonald and Carole A. O’Leary, Eds. International Journal of Middle East Studies, 41 (2009): 532-533.
  • • Maggy Zanger. “Turks aim to keep Kurds at the precipice,” Arizona Daily Star, 9 March 2008.

Past Academic Positions

  • • Lecturer, American University in Cairo, 1999 – 2003
  • • Adjunct lecturer, University of Arizona, 1987 – 1992

Past Professional Positions

  • • Iraq Country Director, Institute for War & Peace Reporting, Baghdad, 2003 – 2005
  • • Publications Coordinator, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1995 –1999
  • • Assistant Editor, Middle East Report, Washington, DC, 1992 – 1999

Professional Organizations

  • • Middle East Studies Association
  • • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • • Investigative Reporters and Editors
  • • National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Awards & Honors

  • • Hugh and Jan Harelson Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007
  • • Knight Journalism Fellow, Yale Law School, 1988 - 1989

Research Summary

International journalism; media, conflict and humanitarian crises; community journalism; Iraq and Kurdistan; Kurdish media development


Maggy Zanger's Curriculum Vitae