Marc Abizeid

Multimedia Communications Specialist

Marc Abizeid is the Multimedia Communications Specialist at the Haas Institute. A full-time member of the comms team, Marc manages the Haas Institute website, serves as our e-newsletter editor, is a feature writer and editor for our publications, reports, and website, and helps us amplify our research and work through multimedia tools such as video, audio, and data visualization.

Prior to his role here, Marc held a number of media and communications posts for different universities, news sites and publications in Lebanon for a period of about eight years. Most recently, he was in charge of the online news desk at The Daily Star newspaper in Beirut. Before that, he worked as a journalist at Al-Akhbar English, and earlier as a writer for the communications office at the Lebanese American University. Before moving to Lebanon, Marc served as a media officer for Ralph Nader during his 2008 presidential run.

He earned a BA in Politics and History at UC Santa Cruz in 2008, and an MA in Media Studies at the American University of Beirut in 2013.