Student Life

Leader Profile

Renee Dugan

Associate Dean of Students
Director, Student Life

Renee Dugan serves as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Life at NYUAD. Renee has spent much of her career working in education at the high school, undergraduate and graduate level. She worked at the NYU Stern School of Business in New York and was the founding Director of Admissions at King's Academy, a preparatory boarding school located in Jordan. Renee joined NYUAD in fall 2008 as part of the admission team before becoming the founding Director of Community Outreach. Renee received a MPA from the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public, where she focused on public and non-profit management, and her BA in international relations from the University of Oregon.

Key People

Community Outreach

Suparna Mathur
Associate Director, Community Outreach

Carole Chapelier
Manager, Community Development and Outreach

Tala Hammash
Coordinator, Community Outreach

First Year Experience

Sara Amjad
Assistant Director, First Year Experience

Spiritual Life and Intercultural Education

Alta Thornton Mauro
Director, Spiritual Life and Intercultural Education

Eric Rothman
Assistant Director, Spiritual Life and InterCultural Education

Sara Hassan
Coordinator, Spiritual Life and InterCultural Education

Sana'a Amro
Manager, Cultural Engagement


Jacqueline Jacob
Manager, Student Life Administration

Declan Dowdall
Manager, Campus Life Facilities

Dana AlHosani
Student Life Coordinator

Roman Kohut
Student Life Coordinator