About Shaheen Pasha
Shaheen Pasha, a 2018 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow, is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She created an immersive explanatory journalism class at the Hampshire County Jail and House of Correction in Northampton, Massachusetts. The experimental class brought UMass students into the jail to work alongside incarcerated students. Previously, she worked as a reporter at CNNMoney and Thomson Reuters, and as the Middle East regional editor for The Brief, a legal magazine published by Thomson Reuters.