Liz Mermin is a New York-based director, producer, and editor. Her first documentary feature, On Hostile Ground (1999), made with Jenny Raskin, chronicles the lives of three U.S. abortion providers, and was released theatrically before airing on the Sundance Channel. Her recent television work includes Report from Ground Zero, ABC's anniversary special about the World Trade Center attacks, for which she was a producer and editor, and Parking Lot, a six-part series about fan culture, which she produced and edited for Trio. She has also made documentaries and PSA's for the Discovery, Court TV, and Oxygen channels, and has written about film for a variety of journals and magazines. She has a B.A. in Literature from Harvard University, a master's degree in Anthropology from NYU, and studied film as a Fulbright scholar in Dakar, Senegal, as well as at the Whitney Museum's Independent Study Program in New York.