Jack Schwada

Communications Manager
10367 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Campus Mail Code: 148703
Phone: 310-825-9646
Fax: 310-206-3555
Email: schwada@international.ucla.edu

Jack joined the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies in April 2016 as its first communications professional. He will be responsible for building the center’s overall communications efforts, both digital and print, to reach new audiences and raise greater awareness of the center’s goals and increase participation in its activities. Previously, Jack worked as Account Associate at a Los Angeles-based Issue advocacy firm and as public relations director for a start-up non-profit organization.

He holds an MSc in in Middle East Politics from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and a BA from Boston College in Political Science with minors in Arabic Studies and Islamic Civilization and Societies. He also lived in France for a year where he taught English to high school students. Jack is proficient in French and Arabic, and has elementary proficiency in Farsi.