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Medill faculty represent the highest levels of accomplishment in scholarship, journalism and global commerce. They are actively involved in mentoring students and conducting research to create knowledge. Our staff and administration comprise experienced professionals, many of whom are Medill alumni. 

J.A. Adande
Associate Professor and Director of Sports Journalism
Rustam  Aliyev
Web Applications Developer/Cloud Solutions Architect
Ward Belford
Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Coordinator
Beth Bennett
Associate Dean of Journalism and Assistant Professor
Scott Bradley
Senior Engineer, Software Systems and Circuits - Knight Lab
Sara Brazeal
Director of Marketing, Communications and Special Events
Joie Chen
Director of Medill Programs - Washington D.C.
Tom Collinger
Associate Professor and Executive Director of Medill IMC Spiegel Digital & Database Research Center
Kelly Cutler
Lecturer and Director of Part-Time and Online IMC Programs
Jack Doppelt
Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani Professor of Journalism
George Esho
Senior Accounting Specialist, Business and Finance
Jane Flis
Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
Julie Frahar
Director of Development, Office of Alumni Relations and Development
Rich Gordon
Professor and Director of Digital Innovation
Josh Grau
Lecturer and Director of Corporate Outreach
Ryan Hays
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid
Craig LaMay
Acting Dean, Northwestern University in Qatar, and Professor
Lesa Lee
Operations Coordinator - Medill Chicago
Kari Lydersen
Lecturer and Interim Director of Social Justice News Nexus Project
Edward Malthouse
Erastus Otis Haven Professor and Research Director of Spiegel Research Center
Meredith Mann
Program Assistant, Office of Alumni Relations and Development
Frank Mulhern
Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications and Executive Director of Academic Programs in San Francisco
Sara Nelson
Associate Dean of Administration and Chief of Staff
Samantha Nissen
Assistant Director of Academic and Career Management, Career Services
Luis  Palacios
Multimedia and Broadcast Operations Systems Engineer
Abe Peck
Professor Emeritus-in-Service, Director of Business to Business Communications, Senior Director of Media Management Center
Akeya Porter
Assistant Director of Career Management, Career Services
Jeff  Prah
Senior Director of Technology and Innovation
Ceci Rodgers
Lecturer and Director of Global Journalism Learning
Ellen Shearer
William F. Thomas Professor; Co-Director, National Security Journalism Initiative; Washington Bureau Chief
Caryn Ward
Assistant Professor and Master’s Project/Thesis Director
Robin  Young
Senior Program Coordinator, Integrated Marketing Communications
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