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Georgie Anne Geyer Lecture
Shaffer Silveri Atrium, Parmer Hall
Registration Required; Suggested $10 Donation

Hannah Allam writes about extremism, domestic terrorism and national security for The Washington Post. She joined The Post in 2021 from NPR, where she was on the national security team. As a longtime foreign correspondent for McClatchy, Allam served as bureau chief in Baghdad during the Iraq War and in Cairo during the Arab Spring rebellions. She returned to the United States in 2012 and has reported extensively on U.S. foreign policy, race and religion, and the mainstreaming of extremist ideologies.

Read some of Allam's work on the Washington Post website

Made possible through the generous support of Dominican University alumna Gera-Lind Kolarik ‘75

Honors and Awards: Nieman Fellow, 2009, Harvard University; Overseas Press Club Hal Boyle Award for coverage of Iraq (McClatchy team); George Polk Award for coverage of Syria (McClatchy team); National religion reporting awards including the Wilbur, the Goldziher Prize and Religion News Association

Professional Affiliations: International Women's Media Foundation, board member

The Georgie Anne Geyer Initiative brings to campus renowned reporters and provides experiential learning scholarships for Dominican students aspiring to be foreign correspondents.