Jack Shaheen

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Jack Shaheen
Born Clairton, Pennsylvania
Notable works Reel Bad Arabs

Jack Shaheen is the author of Reel Bad Arabs, a former CBS News consultant on Middle East affairs, and Professor Emeritus of Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.[1] Shaheen was born in Clairton, Pennsylvania, to Lebanese immigrants.[2] Other books include: The TV Arab (1984) and Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture (1997).[1] He is "a recipient of two Fulbright teaching awards, holds degrees from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Missouri."[1] He was also the "Distinguished Visiting Scholar at New York University’s Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies." [3]


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