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Adam Shatz

Spring 2015 Journalist-in-Residence

Areas of Research/Interest: 

US policy in the Middle East; political Islam; Israel/Palestine, Algeria, Egypt; the art and politics of Middle East reporting

Visiting Professor, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

BA, Columbia University

Contributing editor, London Review of Books
Editor, Prophets Outcast: A Century of Dissident Jewish Writing about Zionism and Israel


Adam Shatz has traveled and reported extensively in the Middle East and North Africa for the London Review of Books and for the New York Review of Books. Formerly the literary editor of The Nation magazine, he was a senior editor at the London Review of Books from 2007 to 2011, and since 2011 has been a contributing editor at the London Review. He is perhaps best known for his profiles of such figures as Mahmoud Darwish, Adonis, Orhan Pamuk, Hassan Nasrallah, Fouad Ajami, Juliano Mer-Khamis, Yasmina Khadra, Khaled Meshaal and Sonallah Ibrahim.
Updated on 01/12/2017