Jared McCormick is a recent PhD graduate in Social Anthropology (MA, American University of Beirut; BA, Boston University). His dissertation research explored issues of tourism, sexuality, and imaginations of place in Lebanon. Most recently he taught at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar and is also co-founder/co-director of marra.tein (a residency space in Beirut).
His CMP capstone project, A VIEW FROM THE VIEW, is inspired by work in the “Digital Humanities” but aims to explore and elicit new relationships & knowledge through a digital platform of tourism ephemera from Lebanon. This project is supported by the History Design Studio at Harvard and the CMP Mellon Capstone Grant.
Jared also likes cats.
This information is accurate as of the student’s graduation year.