Yasmine Dabbous, PhD, is a communication, culture and art academic and consultant. Involved at the intersection of three fields, she has produced a number of peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and conference papers. She teaches investigative journalism at the Lebanese American University and the American University of Beirut. Dabbous is also the founder of, and lead designer for, Kinship Stories and Odd Concept. Dabbous has been a member and officer of the ARIJ Board since 2011, and has chaired it since December 2015.