Janet Steele


Country: USA/Indonesia

Janet Steele is an Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, where she teaches narrative journalism. She believes that academic writing doesn’t have to be dull, and her most recent book, Mediating Islam: Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia, focuses on journalism, Islam, and democracy. She divides her time between Jakarta and Washington, D.C.

Janet Steele adalah Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs di George Washington University, di mana dia mengajar jurnalisme naratif. Ia percaya bahwa gaya penulisan akademik tidak harus membosankan. Bukunya yang terbaru, Mediating Islam: Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia, berfokus pada jurnalisme, Islam, dan demokrasi. Ia membagi waktunya di Jakarta dan Washington, D.C.

Appearing in

Main Program: Janet Steele: Mediating Islam

Janet Steele has been moving between the media landscapes of the west and Southeast Asia for decades. In a richly-layered survey of Indonesian and Malaysian media, she invites us to …


Main Program: Evolving Islam

No religion has received as many headlines or as much misunderstanding in recent years as Islam. Our panelists study the faith in its many manifestations, from everyday lives in Indonesia …


Main Program: Indonesia, Outside In

By the end of 2018 Indonesia will have played host to the Asian Games, the International Monetary Fund and Our Ocean Conference. How is Indonesia’s place in the world changing? …