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Amer Zahr is an Arab-American comedian, speaker, writer, academic, and adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He draws on his experiences growing up as a child of Palestinian immigrant parents, performing and lecturing on topics like politics, society, Islam, growing up Arab, and more. In 2016, Amer also served as a surrogate for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Amer has performed throughout North America & the Middle East, including shows in:

  • New York City
  • Washington, DC
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Detroit
  • Philadelphia
  • Boston
  • Raleigh
  • Cleveland
  • San Diego
  • Pittsburgh
  • Toronto
  • Portland State University
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Michigan
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Wooster College
  • University of Connecticut
  • Loyola University - Chicago
  • Stanford University
  • University of North Carolina
  • San Diego St University
  • Michigan State University
  • Jerusalem
  • Amman
  • Ramallah
  • Bethlehem
  • Haifa
  • Nazareth
  • Tel Aviv
  • Muscat, Oman
  • Kuwait
  • Cairo
  • Beirut
  • Dubai
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