Roxane Assaf Lynn teaches journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and also directs and edits short videos. Her reports and opinion have appeared in the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the Durham Herald-Sun, Arms Control Today and in television reports from Capitol Hill for the CBS affiliate in Monroe, Louisiana. She is co-author of the 5th edition of the Lonely Planet travel guidebook Israel and the Palestinian Territories. She has been Outreach Director for Chicago Area Peace Action, local affiliate of the nation’s largest grassroots peace network Peace Action. National 1st Place winner of Society of Professional Journalists "Mark of Excellence Award" for 2003 in Television General News Reporting. She volunteers for lively arts organizations including theatre and opera companies as well as for peace and social justice initiatives. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Benjamin Marshall Society, an initiative to preserve the legacy of Chicago's important but lesser-known architect of the Gilded Age.