Mortada is an analyst with Synaps’ Lebanon team. He holds an MA in General Psychology from the American University of Beirut. As part of his academic research, he has investigated the social and psychological factors that motivate individuals to challenge the status quo in Lebanon. While at Synaps, he will broaden the scope of his research on Lebanon’s social, political, and economic situation. He aims to develop his quantitative skills, while also expanding his qualitative approach.