Sandy Tolan

Expert in international reporting, radio documentaries, and print and broadcast journalism
  • Associate Professor
  • USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Office: (213) 740-3914


  • radio and print reporting
  • reporting in conflict zones
  • radio features and documentaries
  • intersection of land conflicts, racial and ethnic identity, natural resources, and the global economy
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Middle East

Additional Information

  • Reported from more than 30 countries over the last 25 years for more than 40 newspapers and magazines, in addition to NPR and Public Radio International
  • Co-founder of Homelands Productions
  • Author of The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East (2006), which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle award