Marina Chamma is a writer and blogger at eyeontheeast.org, a blog about history, politics, society and culture of the Middle East and broader Arab world, since June 2011. Marina holds a B.A. in Political Science from the American University of Beirut and an M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. Though working in the financial and economic fields for the past eight years, her passion for writing on non-financial matters has only been strengthened throughout the years. When not writing, she enjoys hiking and moving to Flamenco and Latin beats.