Our People

Dean & CEO

Everette E. Dennis

Dean Dennis is a widely-known institution-builder, educator, and author having led several organizations over a distinguished career in higher education, foundations, and advanced study centers.

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Joint Advisory Board

NU-Q's Joint Advisory Board is comprised of members designated by Northwestern University and the Qatar Foundation.

Jonathan Holloway

Provost, Northwestern University

His Excellency Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari

Qatar State Minister with rank of Deputy Prime Minister

His Excellency Hassan Abdullah Al Thawadi

Secretary General, Supreme Committee on Legacy and Delivery

Ahmad M. Hasnah

President, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation

Rami G. Khouri

Professor of journalism, American University of Beirut; non-resident senior fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

Geneva Overholser

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

Samir Mayekar

President of the Northwestern University Alumni Association; co-founder and CEO of NanoGraf Corporation

Yaser Bishr

Executive Director of Digital, Al Jazeera Media Network

Mayan Zebeib

Chief Communication Officer, Qatar Foundation (ex officio member)

Everette E. Dennis

Dean and Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern University in Qatar (ex officio member)

Faculty & Staff

NU-Q's workplace community is comprised of faculty and staff from around the globe, bringing years of professional experience in their fields.

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Student Body & Alumni

Our diverse student body, representing more than 40 nationalities, are motivated and socially conscious. Our graduates join a growing network of creative, enterprising NU-Q alumni, as well as tens of thousands of Northwestern alumni in leadership and creative roles around the world.

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