MEDEA is very pleased to welcome MEDEA board members who will contribute significantly to promoting design education in the Middle East. Welcome aboard:

  • Bahia Shehab Associate Professor of Practice at American University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Cordula C. Peters Program Director of Visual Communication at Dar Al-Hekma College, KSA
  • Denielle Emans Assistant Professor at Zayed University, Dubai
  • Diane Mikhael Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design department at Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar [MEDEA co-director]
  • Dina Faour Associate Professor at American University in Dubai, UAE
  • Dina Kattan Fashion Design Program Director at Dar Al-Hekma College, KSA
  • Essam Abu Awad Assistant Professor at Applied Science Private University, Faculty of Art and Design, Jordan
  • John Kortbaoui Chairperson of Design Department, FAAD at Notre Dame University, Louaizé, Lebanon
  • Julia Townsend Associate Professor of Visual Communication at American University in Dubai
    Painting and Illustration, UAE
  • Leila Musfy Professor and Chairperson of Architecture and  Design department at American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Marcella A. Kulchitsky Assistant Professor in the Graphic Design department at the American University of Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Muneera Spence Chairperson of Graphic Design department at Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar [MEDEA co-director]

Members are joining a dynamic board that will innovatively promote design education, will embrace changes, and will provide leadership opportunities. Each member will bring her/his expertise and dedication to lead creative initiatives that will serve and support MEDEA and design communities at large.

We look forward to serving you!