professor, The New School
Thanassis Cambanis currently teaches at The New School, and previously served as a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University. He contributes regularly to *The New York Times*, *The Boston Globe*, and *Global Post*. Soon after American forces invaded Iraq in March 2003, Cambanis crossed the border in a rental car to write about the war's impact on Iraqi civilians. He has reported from the Arab world ever since, first as *The Boston Globe* bureau chief for Iraq and the Middle East until the newspaper shuttered its foreign desk in 2007, and then as a contributor to *The New York Times* and *Global Post*. His newest book is *A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah's Endless War With Israel*.