Diane Mikhael Minassian is currently Assistant Professor at Graphic Design Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Qatar (VCUQ).
Diane holds a Master of Arts in Design from Middlesex University, London.
She is jury member in the International Society of Typographic Designers, London and the Middle East (ISTDME).
She has been design educator since 1996 and Graphic Design practitioner
in the field. She has taught undergraduate courses mainly typography, visual communication, motion graphics and theory into practice at Graduate level at Notre Dame University, Beirut, Lebanon.
She has also participated in Graphic Design Curricula development and has been for several years jury member in the ISTD (ME), Lebanon Web Awards and many other regional professional competitions.
Diane has worked for 4 years as Exhibition Curator for senior students' end of year exhibition.
She has been engaged in research activities and is currently in the process of developing research projects related to Type Design and Design and Culture.