According to her Oryx Communications biography, Amy Zalman "brings to Oryx deep insight into Middle Eastern cultures sharpened over a decade of consulting, writing, public speaking and university teaching. Amy's consulting experience includes military, corporate intelligence, educational and human rights organizations. She maintains a consulting relationship with The Rendon Group, a Washington D.C.-based strategic communications firm where, as an Arabic media strategist, she carries out projects for the United States Central Command, Strategic Command, Air Intelligence Agency and other Department of Defense clients.
"In addition to a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University, Amy holds degrees from Columbia and Cornell Universities. She has held faculty posts at both Cornell and New York University. Her articles, reference works, reviews, interviews and Arabic translation have appeared in a wide variety of respected cultural and policy journals. Amy has lectured for general and expert audiences in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, and served as a Fulbright Fellow in Jordan."
By Amy Zalman
- Review Essay: "Ruminations on Political Violence," Middle East Report, undated.
- Reviewed by Amy Zalman, The Women's Review of Books, Wellesley College, April 2003.
- "Women, citizens, Muslims. Afghan women assert their human rights in the context of Islam, not in opposition to it," The Women's Review of Books (Sunita Mehta, Women for Afghan Women, Palgrave Macmillan, October 2002 ISBN 1-4039-6017-8), February 2004.