Global and International Media Image

Visiting Professor

Rami Khouri



Rami George Khouri is a Palestinian-Jordanian and US citizen whose
family resides in Beirut, Amman, and Nazareth. He is editor at large, and
former executive editor, of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper,
published throughout the Middle East with the International Herald Tribune.
He is an internationally syndicated political columnist and book author.

He spent the 2001-02 academic year as a Nieman Journalism Fellow at
Harvard University and was appointed a member of the Brookings Institution
Task Force on US Relations with the Islamic World. He is a research
associate at the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict at the
Maxwell School, Syracuse University (NY, USA), a Fellow of the Palestinian
Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs ( Jerusalem), and a
member of the Leadership Council of the Harvard University Divinity School.
He currently serves on  the board of the East-West Institute, the Center
for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University (USA), and the
Jordan National Museum.

He was editor-in-chief of the Jordan Times for seven years, and wrote for
many years from Amman for leading international publications, including the
Financial Times, the Boston Globe and the Washington Post. For 18 years he
was general manager of Al Kutba, Publishers, in Amman, Jordan and in recent
years served as a consultant to the Jordanian tourism ministry on biblical
archaeological sites. In recent years he also hosted programs on
archaeology, history and current public affairs on Jordan Television and
Radio Jordan. He often comments on Mideast issues in the international
media, and lectures frequently at conferences and universities throughout
the world.