Gordon Robison is a journalist with 25 years of experience covering the politics of both the United States and the Middle East. He has served as an Executive Producer at Al Jazeera English, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Fox News Channel and worked as a correspondent and field producer reporting from Kuwait, Jordan and Iraq for CNN. He covered the Gulf War as a correspondent for ABC Radio News and the English Service of Radio France Internationale and received a Certificate of Recognition from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for his role in CNN's coverage of the events of September 11, 2001.
Since 2006 he has been a columnist for Gulf News, a daily newspaper published in Dubai. His reporting has appeared in numerous publications, including the Miami Herald, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Washington Times, The Irish Times, The Sunday Times (London) and US News & World Report. He is the author of Lonely Planet’s Arab Gulf States guidebook, and a contributor to numerous other Lonely Planet titles on the Middle East and the United States.
He has taught classes on Middle East politics and media at the University of Vermont since 2009 and also taught the history and culture of Islam at Emerson College.
In 2004-2005 he was a Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Director of the Middle East Media Project at USC’s Center for Public Diplomacy.
Mr. Robison holds a Masters degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a BA from Pomona College.