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Sandra Whitehead

Guest Writer / Author

Sandra Whitehead is a journalist, author and educator. As a journalist in the United States for more than 20 years, she has been recognized with national and regional awards. She is also the author of Lebanese Americans, published by Marshall Cavendish, New York. She teaches journalism at Marquette University in the United States, where she is a Center for Peacemaking Faculty Scholar and faculty participant in the Marquette Democracy Project. Her research interests include the use of literary journalism in cross cultural/international reporting, international collaborative online learning, peace journalism and the media’s role in war and peace. She is engaged in developing internationally collaborative online journalism education between Marquette University and universities in Lebanon and around the world. Sandra taught in Lebanon for seven years at Rafik Hariri University, where she was also chair of the Language and Humanities Department. She is blessed with a loving family – her husband Abdulaziz Aleiou and three children, Ali, Aisha and Adam.

Latest Articles

SEAL: Social & Economic Action for Lebanon Makes Philanthropy Count

At the beginning of SEAL’s third decade, it’s time for the next generation to step up. At Social & Economic Action for Lebanon’s annual gala...

ARIJ: Watchdog Journalism that Holds the Powerful to Account

Photos by Ala'a Sukhni, ARIJ “Against the odds, investigative journalism persists in the Middle East,” beams a headline in the Columbia Journalism Review, the leading publication for media...

Prioritizing Sleep

Knowing what sleep does for us, I’m determined to get more of it! When I moved to Lebanon, I expected an escape from my hectic...

Having a Baby? Don’t Forget your Doula!

Professional birth companions improve outcomes for mothers and babies. If I could do it all over again, I’d have a doula by my side during childbirth and those...

Naima Shalhoub Live from Beirut

Photo by: Sarah Deragon Lebanese-American musician collaborates to bring a message of hope. “Why am I here? Let me think out loud for a minute,” said...

Lebanon’s Impressive Showing at the English-Speaking Union’s International Competitions

The English-Speaking Union is celebrating 100 years of creating opportunities for students from around the world to meet and speak together. Lebanese students have been participating in...

Lebanon’s Premier at La Biennale Di Venezia Architettura : Into the International Discussion on Architecture

Photo Courtesy of Venice Documentation Project The 2018 Biennale, one of the leading architectural exhibitions in the world, has more importance to architect Hala Younes...

An-Nahar: Where History Lives

Photo essay by Aia Dakdouk and Sandra Whitehead An-Nahar, one of Lebanon’s most influential daily newspapers, is 85 years old. It is considered Lebanon’s “paper of...

Media Association for Peace

Article by Sandra Whitehead with additional reporting from Houda Houbeish. Peace journalism is emerging in Lebanon through the efforts of the Media Association for Peace (MAP),...

Marlo Thomas: The Lebanese-American Megastar Behind St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Photos from the private collection of Marlo Thomas Lebanese-American, father-daughter TV stars Danny and Marlo Thomas are among the most famous Americans of all time....