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Encyclopedia > Sandra Mackey

Sandra Mackey is an award winning and highly regarded expert on Middle Eastern culture and politics.


She holds an M.A. in International Affairs from the University of Virginia and has taught political science at Georgia State University. She has served as a visiting scholar in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. Mascot Cavalier Website www. ... Political science is an academic and research discipline that deals with the theory and practice of politics and the description and analysis of political systems and political behavior. ... Georgia State University (GSU) is an urban research university in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Founded in 1913, it serves over 28,000 students, and is one of The University System of Georgias four research universities. ... Mascot Cavalier Website www. ...


Her writings have appeared on numerous periodicals such as Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and Christian Science Monitor. The Chicago Tribune, formerly self-styled as the Worlds Greatest Newspaper, remains one of the principal daily newspapers of the midwestern United States. ... The Los Angeles Times (also known as the LA Times) is a daily newspaper published in Los Angeles, California and distributed throughout the western United States. ... The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with an average daily circulation of 1,800,607 (2002). ... The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is an international newspaper published daily, Monday through Friday. ...


In addition to appearing on NPR, Nightline, BBC, and ABC News with Peter Jennings, Mackey also served as a commentator on the first Gulf War for CNN. NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ... Nightline is a late-night hard news program broadcast by ABC in the United States, and has a franchised formula to other networks and stations elsewhere in the world. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world. ... ABC World News Tonight (often abbreviated as WNT) is the ABC television networks flagship evening news program. ... The Cable News Network, usually referred to as CNN, is a cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner [1][2]. It is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System, owned by Time Warner. ...


Mackey is the author of The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom (1987); Lebanon: Death of a Nation named to the New York Times list of Notable Books of 1989; Passion and Politics: The Turbulent World of the Arabs (1995), and The Iranians: Persia, Islam and the Soul of a Nation. (1996).


See also

Iranistics or Iranian studies is an area of study found in most of the important universities around the world. ...

Links

  • Lecture at University of California Santa Barbara introduction

 
 

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