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Roxane Assaf Lynn

Roxane Assaf-Lynn teaches journalism and video reporting at various institutions of higher learning, most recently the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her reports and opinion have appeared in the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the Durham Herald-Sun, Arms Control Today and in television reports from Capitol Hill for the CBS affiliate in Monroe, Louisiana. Roxane took national First Place for the 2003 Society of Professional Journalists' "Mark of Excellence Award" in Television General News Reporting. She is co-author of the 5th edition of the Lonely Planet travel guidebook Israel and the Palestinian Territories. She has been Outreach Director for Chicago Area Peace Action, local affiliate of Peace Action. She volunteers for lively arts organizations preserving the life of theatre, cabaret and opera, and she volunteers for peace and social justice initiatives. Roxane is currently Social Media Co-Coordinator for RootsAction.org.