Zainab Bahrani named 2019 Carnegie Fellow

Zainab Bahrani has been named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Bahrani is the first Columbia University faculty member to win this prestigious Fellowship. Each year the Andrew Carnegie Fellows program awards grants to a select group of extraordinary scholars and writers whose groundbreaking work decodes some of the world’s most intractable problems. Bahrani has focused her work in the area of monument preservation, conservation, and the politics of cultural heritage. Since 2003, Bahrani has written widely on the destruction of the cultural heritage of Iraq.