About the Author
Nazila Fathi worked for two decades as an Iranian correspondent for the New York Times before being forced to flee the country in 2009 at the height of the Green Revolution. Currently a writer for NPR and Foreign Policy and a commentator for Persian Language Voice of America television, she has held fellowships at Harvard University’s Belfer Center at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard’s Shorenstein Center for Press and Politics, and Harvard’s Nieman Foundation, as well as at Lund University in Sweden. Fathi holds an MA in Political Science and Women’s Studies from the University of Toronto.
A frequent guest on BBC, CNN, NPR, and Fox News, she has also written for the New York Review of Books, Time, CNN.com, Agence France-Presse, Harvard’s Nieman Reports, and the online news outlets openDemocracy and GlobalPost.