Deanna Othman

Journalist and Educator, AMP Board Chicago

Deanna Othman is a journalist and educator. She has had a religion column on the Huffington Post and also has been published in the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times and on, Patheos, AlterNet, The New Arab and the blog Mondoweiss. She also served as the assistant editor of Islamic Horizons magazine. Othman currently teaches literature and journalism at Universal School in Bridgeview, IL. She is also a board member of AMP-Chicago and a past board member of the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago. She holds a Bachelor’s in English and International Studies, and a Master’s in Journalism, both from Northwestern University.