Dr. Amina Hassan is a scholar, researcher, and award-winning public radio documentarian with productions ranging from the coup and on-the-spot recordings of the US invasion of Grenada to a 13-part radio series for NPR on how race, class, and gender shape American sports.

With over 40 years of research expertise on issues of race and diversity, Dr. Hassan’s latest accomplishment is the recently published biography Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist, winner of the 2016 Donald H. Pflueger award, the Historical Society of Southern California's most prestigious book award.

Dr. Hassan received her PhD from the Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.