Azadeh Moaveni

Azadeh Moaveni

Part-Time Lecturer

London

Azadeh Moaveni is a writer, academic and journalist with two decades’ experience reporting on the Middle East. As correspondent for Time magazine and The Los Angeles Times she has reported from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Egypt and Tunisia. She is the author of Lipstick Jihad, Honeymoon in Tehran, and co-author of Iran Awakening, with Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi. She was a Fulbright fellow in Egypt, Senior Lecturer in journalism at Kingston University, and is presently a Future of War fellow at New America in Washington, DC. Her work focuses on youth culture in the Middle East, the interplay between Islamism and women’s rights, and how women and girls are impacted by political instability and conflict. Her front-page piece on ISIS women defectors for The New York Times was a Pulitzer finalist in International Reporting, and she is currently at work on a book about gender and ISIS. Her work appears in The Financial Times, The New York Times, NewYorker.com, and The Guardian.