Nancy Snow is an Associate Professor in the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Since 9/11, Snow has become a frequent media commentator and public speaker on American foreign policy, influence, propaganda, and the root causes of anti-Americanism. She received her PhD in International Relations from the School of International Service at The American University in Washington, DC. From 1992 to 1994, she worked as a cultural affairs specialist and Fulbright program desk officer at the United States Information Agency, and as intergovernmental liaison in the Bureau of Refugee Programs, US. State Department. She was a Fulbright scholar to Germany and a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. Snow is the author of many published articles in professional and mainstream publications including the Los Angeles Times and Newsday.