NATHAN LEAN is an author and scholar of religion specializing in Islam and Christianity, anti-Muslim prejudice, and religion and American popular culture.
He has a PhD in Theology and Religious Studies from Georgetown University.
Nathan is the author of The Islamophobia Industry and Understanding Islam and the West, among others.
He has appeared in various news media settings, including PBS, NPR, The Atlantic, and Buzzfeed, and has delivered lectures all over the world.
Nathan's writings have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Daily News, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Examiner, CNN, Salon, The New Republic, and more.
He is currently writing a book on Islam and jazz.
Nathan lives in North Carolina with his wife and daughter.
Understanding Islam & the West
The Islamophobia Industry
The Moral Psychology of Terrorism
Iran, Israel, & the United States
The New Republic
New York Daily News
The Los Angeles Times
The San Francisco Examiner
The Washington Post
Salon • Mic • CNN