Media Presence

In addition to keeping a regularly updated (though not always completely academic) Twitter feed @khowaga, I have been interviewed by media outlets, both regarding some of my projects as well as to provide commentary on events.

A selection appears below:


Religion News Service, “Academics criticize Department of Education probe of Middle East Studies program,” September 26, 2019 (interviewed).

Al Jazeera English, The Stream, September 25, 2019, “Why is the U.S. government probing a Middle East Studies course?” (I provided video commentary and my tweets/blog were quoted).

Inside Higher Education: “Federal Inquiry into Middle East Studies Program Raises Academic Concerns,” September 25, 2019 (interviewed).

Academe Blog (American Association of University Professors): “Wading into the Duke-UNC Consortium Mess” (September 23, 2019; repost of my blog post of the same title.)

This is Democracy podcast, episode 7: Gender and Democracy (September 27, 2018; featured guest, with Augusta Dell’Omo).

FIR on Higher Education podcast, episode 48: How to Create a Successful Podcast Within your Department (December 19, 2015; featured guest)