Noah Arjomand

Noah Arjomand

kw2510@columbia.edu
Biographical Note: 

Noah Arjomand is a PhD candidate (MA 2013, MPhil 2015) with research interests in the sociology of media and transnational knowledge. Noah's dissertation is on the roles, strategies, and moral worlds of local "fixers" who assist foreign journalists in Turkey. He is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and is the 2017-2018 Institute for Turkish Studies Heath W. Lowry Distinguished Dissertation Writing Fellow. Noah received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, with a certificate in Near Eastern Studies. His research has been reported on by The Diplomat (Japan), Evrensel (Turkey), International Crisis Group, Pajhwok News (Afghanistan), The Sun-Herald (Australia), and The Telegraph (UK).

 

Parallel to his academic work, Noah has written on politics and society in Turkey, Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq for a number of publications and is a documentary photographer. His photos have been published in The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, PBS Frontline: Tehran Bureau, Public Culture, Profil Magazine, PDNedu Magazine and Cumhuriyet Gazetisi.

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