Lena Merhej (MFA) is a visual storyteller and a Ph.D. Fellow doing research on graphic narratives in the interdisciplinary field between visual studies, narratology and computer science. She previously taught at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University, and gave various workshops in animation, illustration and comic books.

Her animation “Drawing the War”(2002), her comic book, "Kamen Sine" (Another year)(2009), and her comic book “Mrabba w Labban” (Yogurt and Jam)(2011) took international awards, as well as the comics magazine Samandal that she co-founded and is an active member in.

website: http://lenamerhej.com
email: lenamerhejatgmail.com

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