Deepa Kumar

Associate Professor of Media Studies and Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University. Author of the new book "Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire."

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Associate Professor of Media Studies and Middle Eastern Studies at Rutgers University. Author of the new book "Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire."

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