Megan Scanlon, Traveling Writer

Megan Scanlon is the North American Representative at the American University of Beirut. She advises and recruits North Americans, and promotes AUB in the U.S. 

She is a frequent contributor to the DOC NYC and Stranger Than Fiction blogs, to which she credits her film education; she has moderated panels at the Bronx Documentary Center as a teammate on the programming committee; prescreened for the Brooklyn, DOC NYC, Margaret Mead, and Nantucket Film Festivals; and in February 2018, she dove into the great wide open of the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, covering their featured retrospectives in Missoula, Montana.

Megan is rumored to bring up Burt Reynolds, Marc Maron, and Werner Herzog when she teaches at Yoga to the People; and though peripatetic in nature, Megan does in fact, live in New York City.

Megan graduated from Hobart & William Smith Colleges and New York University, and has worked in the field of International Education since 2005.

Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @meganscanlon5

ContributorKim Conant