NU-Q Leadership

Everette E. Dennis
Dean and Chief Executive Officer
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David L. Albanese
Director of Human Resources
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Greg Bergida
Director of Planning, Assessment, and Strategy
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Mary Dedinsky
Director of the Journalism & Strategic Communication Program
Associate Professor in Residence
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Pamela Erskine-Loftus
Director, The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar
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Gregory Lowe
Director of the Communication Program
Professor in Residence
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Jairo Lugo-Ocando
Director of Executive and Graduate Education
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Nanci Martin
Director of Strategic Media and Marketing
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Alex Schultes
Director of Admissions
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Barry Sexton
Director and Chief Financial Officer
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Pim Thukral
Chief Operations Officer
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Hariclea Zengos
Senior Associate Dean
Director of the Liberal Arts Program
Professor in Residence
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Joint Advisory Board

NU-Q has a Joint Advisory Board, with members designated by Northwestern University and the Qatar Foundation. Current members of the NU-Q Joint Advisory Board are:

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani
Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation

Jonathan Holloway
Provost, Northwestern University

Nim Chinniah
Executive Vice President, Northwestern University

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani
Minister of Economy and Commerce

Rami G. Khouri
Director Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

Maryah Al-Dafa
Executive Director Strategic Planning & Special Projects, Qatar Foundation

Geneva Overholser
Editor, news leader, educator and former ombudsman of the Washington Post

Yasir Bishr
Executive Director of Digital Media, Al Jazeera Media Network

Everette E. Dennis
Dean and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern University in Qatar (ex officio member)

Ahmad M. Hasnah
President, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation (ex officio member)