2019-20 Jack G. Shaheen Research Grantees

Congratulations to the 2019-20 Jack G. Shaheen Research Grantees!

Residential Research Grant Awardees:

Drs. Shirly Bahar (Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Visual Arts, Columbia University) and Wazhmah Osman (Assistant Professor
, Department of Media Studies and Production
, Temple University) for “Hollywood’s Best Ally in the Middle East: Place, Identity, and Personality in US-Israeli Television Co-Productions and US-American Adaptations to Israeli Television, 2008-2020.”

Exploratory Grant Awardee:

Alexandra Murray (graduate student, Georgetown’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies with a concentration in women and gender issues) for research on Arab representation in popular culture and early Hollywood films. 

Learn more about the Jack G. Shaheen Collection on Arabs in US Film and Television, and the Jack G. Shaheen Research Grant.