Azmat Khan | Columbia Journalism School

Azmat Khan

James Madison Visiting Professor on First Amendment Issues

Visiting Professor
Azmat Khan is an award-winning investigative reporter, a New York Times Magazine contributing writer and a Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University. She is working on a book for Random House investigating the uncounted human costs of America's "precision" wars.
Her accountability reporting for the PBS series FRONTLINE, The New York Times Magazine, America Tonight, and BuzzFeed's Investigations team has brought her to cities across the U.S. and to conflict zones in Iraq, Egypt, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Her reporting has won the National Magazine Award for reporting, the Overseas Press Club's Ed Cunningham Award, the Deadline Club Award for Magazine Investigative Reporting, the Hillman Prize for Magazine Journalism, the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, the Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting, and other honors.
She is also an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism's International Reporting program, a fellow at the Macdowell Colony and a member of the Overseas Press Club's board of governors. Khan received an MSt from Oxford University, which she attended as a Clarendon scholar, a B.A. from the University of Michigan and studied at the American University in Cairo.