Chahid Akouri

Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Art and Design

Ph.D. in Media and Communication from the Art Philosophy and Critical Thought Department of the European Graduate School Switzerland
M.A. in Media Studies (Electronic Media), Notre Dame University, Lebanon
B.A. in Graphic Design, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

Dr. Chahid Akoury has joined LAU in Fall 2015, as an Assistant Professor in Art and Design. He is currently serving as Associate Chair of the Department of Art & Design. Besides his administrative and academic duties, Dr. Akoury remains actively involved in research. His writings have been published in international journals on art and design. He serves as a contributing editor for The International Journal of Art and Design Education.

Research Interests

Akoury’s research interests include Philosophy of Perception, Early Design Education, Phenomenology, Design Thinking, Visual Culture, Media and Film, and Critical Theory.
Some of his research publications are listed on these websites:
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1168-6234

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chahid-Akoury

Select Publications

A Phenomenological Ground for Relational Perception. Visual Studies. 37(5): 681-692. Taylor and Francis, 2021.

Immersive Experience as the Condition of Possibility for Affective Spacing. Continuum 34 (6): 955-963. Taylor and Francis, 2020.

Apprehending the Creative Process through Drawing in the Foundation Design Studio. The International Journal of Art and Design Education 39 (1): 113-138. Wiley Blackwell, 2020.

Perceptive Destabilizations: Design as Incessant Performance. The International Journal of Design Education 12 (#): 47-54. Common Ground Research Networks, 2018.

Creative Deactualization: Rethinking the Idea of Revolution. Think Media: EGS Media PhilosophySeries. Atropos Press, New York/Dresden, 2014.