Nadia Dean is the author of the critically-acclaimed historical narrative A Demand of Blood: The Cherokee War of 1776.
Based on the book, she wrote and directed the docudrama Cameron and composed the film’s musical score. For the Museum of the Cherokee, she produced a documentary about Cherokee diplomacy in 1777, funded by the South Carolina Humanities Council.
Nadia Dean studied Media Arts with an emphasis in photography and film at the University of South Carolina. In Jerusalem, Nadia worked as still photographer for the controversial PBS film Days of Rage. Her photographs of the Palestinian Intifada in 1988 were published in Time magazine, The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune.
Nadia interviewed Benjamin Netanyahu and Benni Begin in Jerusalem in 1993 for the D.C.-based political journal New American View (published by former CIA executive Victor Marchetti, The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence). In Washington, D.C., Nadia became a daily news correspondent reporting from the White House and the State Department for Emirates Dubai Television. With credentials from the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives News Galleries, Nadia produced daily news for MBC (Middle East Broadcasting) covering U.S.-Middle East foreign policy.
In her new book Deep Cover, Dean explores issues facing many women today: depression, anxiety, and PTSD, as well as identity, purpose, and fulfillment.