Writer, Speaker and Commentator
Area of Expertise: Civil Society, Law and Human Rights, Media, Minority Rights, Religion
Geographical Expertise - Region: North Africa and Middle East, North America
Geographical Expertise - Country: Iran
Languages: English, Farsi, Spanish
Field of Work: Author/Novelist, Journalist/Commentator, Non-Governmental
Continent: North America
Melody Moezzi is a writer, attorney, speaker, activist, a United Nations Global Expertand award-winning author. Her latest book, Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, was released in August 2013 by Avery. Her first book, War on Error: Real Stories of American Muslims, earned her a Georgia Author of the Year Award.
Moezzi writes and speaks on a variety of issues, particularly those relating to Islam, Iran and mental health. She is a blogger for the Huffington Post and Ms. Magazine, and a columnist for bp Magazine.
Moezzi’s writing has appeared in many outlets, including The New York Times, theWashington Post, The Guardian and The Christian Science Monitor. She has also appeared on many radio and television programs, including NPR, CNN and BBC.
Moezzi is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Emory University School of Law, as well as the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. She lives in Raleigh, NC.
For more information and links to more of her work, please visit www.melodymoezzi.com.
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