Lawrence Pintak

Lawrence Pintak is a veteran journalist who has reported from the Middle East and broader Muslim world for more than 30 years and now writes and lectures on America's relationship with the Muslim world and the role of the media in shaping international relations. He was the founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University (2009-2016) and is currently a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council, and writes on Islam and American politics for His books include The New Arab Journalist: Mission and Identity in a Time of Turmoil, Reflections in a Bloodshot Lens: America, Islam & the War of Ideas and Seeds of Hate: How America’s Flawed Middle East Policy Ignited the Jihad.