Roya Hakakian

Roya Hakakian

Author, Editor, Producer, and Activist

Her opinion columns, essays and book reviews appear in English language publications like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and NPR’s "All Things Considered" among many others. She has collaborated on over a dozen hours of programming for leading journalism units in network television, including CBS 60 Minutes. She currently serves as an editorial board member of World Affairs. An active thinker of foreign relations, Roya is a founding member of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center. She has been featured in the Washington Post and the US News and World Report, among other publications. In the book, Political Awakenings by University of California at Berkeley’s Professor Harry Kreisler, she has been highlighted “among the most important activists, academics, and journalists of her generation.”

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