​The Board of Doctoral Studies oversees all the policies and procedures that are related to the doctoral program at the DI. The Board also coordinates all admission and registration work with the DI Admissions Office, Registrar and Student Affairs. In addition, the Board formally appoints the Prospectus and Dissertation Committees upon the recommendation of the relevant Schools and Programs, and it tracks students' progress from admission to graduation.  

The Board is composed of the following:

Director Dr. Mohammed el-NawawyProfessormohamed.elnawawy@dohainstitute.edu.qa
MemberDr. Nabil KhattabProfessornabil.khattab@dohainstitute.edu.qa
MemberDr. Elias KhalilProfessorelias.khalil@dohainstitute.edu.qa
MemberDr. Issam NassarProfessorissam.nassar@dohainstitute.edu.qa
MemberDr. Marwa FaragAssociate professor marwa.farag@dohainstitute.edu.qa
MemberDr. Hiba KhodrAssociate Professorhiba.khodr@dohainstitute.edu.qa


The Advisory Council is composed of the following: 

Name PositionAffiliationAcademic BackgroundEmail Address
Omar Al-AnsariVice President for Academic AffairsQatar UniversityCivil Engineeringvpacademic@qu.edu.qa
Bryan TurnerProfessorAustralian Catholic University, in addition to Birmingham University and Potsdam UniversitySociologyBryan.Turner@acu.edu.au
Jennan ReadProfessorDuke UniversitySociology and Global Healthjennan.read@duke.edu
Roland DannreutherProfessorWestminster UniversityInternational RelationsR.Dannreuther@westminster.ac.uk
Sherene SeikalyAssociate ProfessorUniversity of California Santa BarbaraHistorysseikaly@ucsb.edu
Melani CammettProfessorHarvard UniversityInternational Affairsmcammett@g.harvard.edu
Dana El KurdAssistant ProfessorUniversity of RichmondPolitical Sciencedelkurd@richmond.edu
Mohammed el-NawawyProfessor - Director of the Board of Doctoral StudiesDoha Institute for Graduate StudiesMedia & Cultural Studiesmohamed.elnawawy@dohainstitute.edu.qa
Rabia NaguibAssociate ProfessorDoha Institute for Graduate StudiesPublic Policyrabia.naguib@dohainstitute.edu.qa
Diala HawiAssistant ProfessorDoha Institute for Graduate StudiesSocial Psychologydiala.hawi@dohainstitute.edu.qa
Ismail NashefAssociate ProfessorDoha Institute for Graduate StudiesSociology & Anthropologyismail.nashef@dohainstitute.edu.qa