Nadeen Shaker


Nadeen Shaker is a journalist covering global human rights. A native of Cairo, Egypt, Nadeen pursued her M.A. in both the Journalism and Middle East studies programs at New York University. She is a Deadline Club scholarship award recipient and a fellow of the NYU Gallatin Human Rights Fellowship. She produces journalism on human rights issues and contemporary Middle East stories. Nadeen received her B.A. from the American University in Cairo in 2012. 

Her work has appeared in Vice News, Quartz, CNN, Muftah, Salon, Bedford & Bowery, The Postcolonialist, AlterNet, PRI's America Abroad, WNYU,  Ahram Online, Al Akhbar and others.

United States of America




The Advocate

Melech Meir aka Distinguish takes his slams about criminal justice all over New York, carrying with him a personal heaviness that makes his poetry loud and fun! Song Credits:...

NYC Values

The Bohemian

Ilona Royce Smithkin is a 96-year-old artist living in the West Village of New York. By Kim Bode and Nadeen Shaker For more see:


Piety, a mood video

This video was created for studio20nyu.

Medium, WNYU

Reentry for ex-prisoners

Video, Radio, Multimedia

Middle East

PRI's America Abroad

Egypt's Coptic Christian community



Egyptian Expats in Montreal Protest Nov 19



A Discursive Atlas of AUC's Old and New Campuses

Audio doc