James Zogby

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James Zogby, full James Joseph Zogby (Arabic: جيمس زغبي; born in 1945, Utica, New York, USA) is the founder of the Arab American Institute - AAI (1985), a non-profit organization that focuses on the civic and political empowerment of Americans of Arab descent. Zogby also was a founding member of the Palestine Human Rights Campaign (late 70s), the co-founder of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee - ADC (1980), and in 1982 helped create Save Lebanon, Inc., a private non-profit, humanitarian and non-sectarian relief organization which funds health care for Palestinian and Lebanese victims of war, and other social welfare projects in Lebanon.[1]


  • Post-doctoral fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities, Princeton University, 1976.
  • PhD in Islamic Studies, Temple University, 1975.
  • BA in Economics, Le Moyne College, 1967.


  • Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us, and Why it Matters (2010)

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  1. About Dr. Zogby The Arab American Institute. Accessed November 3, 2013.

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