American Univesity of Beirut

Office Of The Dean



    Executive Team

    Dean of the Faculty
    Nadia Maria El Cheikh​

    Ext: 3800

    Associate Dean for ​​Curriculum and Graduate Studies
    Saouma Boujaoude​

    Ext: 3094​​

    Associate Dean for Student Affairs
    Wassim El-Hajj

    ​Ext: 4204​​

    ​​Associate Dean for Academic Initiatives, Advising, and Student Placement
    Pierre Karam

    ​Ext: 3979
    ​​​Assistant to the Dean for Laboratory Affairs

    Theodore Christidis

    ​Ext: 4306

    Director of the Freshman program
    Sabine Khoury

    Ext: 4230

    Administrative Team​​

    Financial Executive Officer
    Abeer Khou​ry Yazbek

    Ext: 3813

    Executive Academic Officer
    Zeina Halabieh​

    Ext: 3814

    Recruitment Officer
    Nadine Rizk

    Ext: 3808

    Faculty Development and Grants Officer
    Heghnar Yeghiayan

    Ext: 3812

    Communications Officer

    Research Initiatives and Special Projects Officer
    Rima Rassi

    Ext: 3807

    Secretary to the Dean
    Wadad Batrawi ​

    Ext: 3800

    IT Manager
    Razan Harb

    Ext: 3816

    Senior IT Field Support Engineer
    Bassel Baker

    Ext: 3815

    IT Field Support Engineer
    ​Ali Dika

    Ext: 4026

    ​Student Services Team

    Director of Student Services
    Leila Knio

    Ext: 3810

    Undergraduate Student Officer
    Najla Yakteen

    Ext: 3809

    ​Graduate Studies and Career Services Officer
    Diana Saade

    Ext: 3870

    Student Services Administrative Officer
    Yasmine Moubasher

    Ext: 3804


    Endowed Chairs

    Alfred H. Howell Chair in History and Archaeology

    The Altaf S. Al Sabah Visiting Chair in Women and Societal Development Studies

    Constantine H. and Bonnie Issidorides Chair in Organic Chemistry: Haddadin, Makhlouf

    Edward W. Said Endowed Chair in American Studies

    Jabre-Khawarizmi Endowed Chair in Arabic and Islamic Science: Saliba, George

    Mamdouha El-Sayed Bobst Professorship: BouJaoude, Saouma

    Margaret Weyerhaeuser Jewett Chair of Arabic: Baalbaki, Ramzi

    Mary Fox Whittlesey Visiting Professorship

    Michael Atiyah Chair in Mathematical Sciences

    The Mohammad Atallah Chair for Ethics: Haydar, Bashshar

    The Philip Habib Chair in Political Science and Diplomacy

    Philippe Jabre Endowed Professorship in Art History and Curating

    Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan Chair of Arab and Islamic Studies: Orfali, Bilal

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