Halima Kazem, B.S., M.A.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Halima Kazem-Stojanovic is an investigative journalist and a Justice Studies professor
at San José State University. She writes about human rights and social justice issues
in the United States and abroad. Halima has been a journalist for 18 years and spent
almost a decade reporting on the war and rebuilding efforts in Afghanistan. Her work
has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle,
Al Jazeera America and the Christian Science Monitor. Halima's reporting assignments
and her love for traveling have led her to New Zealand, Serbia, Italy, Egypt, Turkey,
Uzbekistan, India, Dubai, Greece, Germany, and many more countries. She started her
career as a television news writer and field producer in the San Francisco Bay Area
and worked as an associate producer of news documentaries at MSNBC News. Halima is
the recipient of a 2002 Scripps-Howard for journalistic excellence, a published
children's book author and the co-producer of a documentary chronicling the campaign of the first female presidential candidate in Afghanistan.