Addie Mahmassani
Center for Migration and the Global City American Studies Fellow
Addie Mahmassani is a first year PhD student in American Studies and a fellow on the Newest Americans project. She focuses on documentary film theory and production, as well as other forms of creative nonfiction. She also studies the history, literature, and mythology of the American West, with a particular fascination for the Southwest. Prior to starting at Rutgers, she lived at the Grand Canyon in Arizona, worked in Artistic Development at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, and received her BA in American Studies from Georgetown University. She loves to write travel narratives, folk songs, and notes to herself for her WRNU radio show Like a Rolling Stone: Songs and Their Travels.