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Everette E. Dennis is dean and CEO of Northwestern University in Qatar. He has extensive international experience with media in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and East Asia as having had assignments in Africa, Russia, and Western Europe. He is a lifetime member of the council of Foreign Relations and has served as a trustee of the International Institute of Communications.
He has held professorships at four U.S. universities and is the author of some 45 books on media industries, media law, freedom of expression, journalistic practice and related topics. He was senior vice president of the Gannett and Freedom Forum foundations and is a past president of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and has advanced fellowships at Harvard, Stanford and the East-West Center.
Justin D. Martin is an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern University in Qatar who studies media and politics in the Arab world. A Fullbright scholar, he speaks multiple dialects of Arabic and has lived in Jordan, Egypt, and Qatar. Martin's Ph.D. is from the journalism school at University of North Carolina.
Robb Wood is Media and External Development Strategist at Northwestern University in Qatar, where he works on corporate partnerships and serves on the school's research committee. He has previously been a producer at Al Jazeera English, head of Doha Film Institute's content and communications units, and a university fellow at George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs, where he received his M.A.