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About Pamela Olson


Pamela Olson grew up in small-town Oklahoma and studied physics and political science at Stanford University, class of 2002.

She lived in Ramallah for two years, during which she served as head writer and editor for the Palestine Monitor and as foreign press coordinator for Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi's 2005 presidential campaign. She's published stories and articles in CounterPunch, Electronic Intifada, Israel's Occupation Magazine, and The Stanford Magazine, among other publications, and she is a frequent contributor to Mondoweiss.

In January of 2006 she moved to Washington, DC and worked at a Defense Department think tank to try to bring what she had learned to the halls of power -- an educational but disillusioning experience. In 2007 she left DC and wrote Fast Times in Palestine. She has a green belt in Jujitsu and is a certified Rescue Scuba Diver. She lives in New York with her Turkish husband.

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Here's a little more info about Pamela and a slightly out-of-date CV.



Author Bio

As it appears in the book

Pamela Olson grew up in small town Oklahoma and studied physics and political science at Stanford University. She lived in Ramallah for two years, during which she served as head writer and editor for the Palestine Monitor and as foreign press coordinator for Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi's 2005 presidential campaign.

In January of 2006 she moved to Washington, D.C., and worked at a Defense Department think tank to try to bring what she had learned to the halls of power -- an educational but disillusioning experience. She is currently working on a sequel to Fast Times in Palestine called Palestine, D.C.

You can reach Pamela via her website, www.pamolson.org.



Just for fun


Photos from our June 1, 2013 Oklahoma wedding




 

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Copyright 2012, Pamela J. Olson

You are welcome to contact me -- pamolson @ gmail dot com