Communications Exchange Participants


Project Leaders

Zakaria Al-Qaq is vice president for Academic Affairs at Al-Quds University. He co-directs the Communications exchange. He hosted Brandeis University visitors to Al-Quds in December 2005.

Lorna Miles is the senior vice president for communications at Brandeis University. She co-directs the Communications exchange. She visited Al-Quds in December 2005 as part of the exchange, meeting with members of Al-Quds University and planning exchange activities. Ms. Miles also co-directs the documentation and branding of the partnership

Participants

Rola Alafandi is the director of public relations at Al-Quds University. She participates in the Communications exchange and visited Brandeis in May 2006. Ms. Alafandi is working with the Brandeis Communications Department to create fundraising and public relations material for Al-Quds.

Ghadeer Abu Kishek serves as the coordinator of public relations at Al-Quds Educational Television. She is spending two years at Brandeis coordinating the Communications exchange for Al-Quds University, where she is translating English documents and the partnership website into Arabic and facilitating the relationship between Brandeis and Al-Quds.

Daniel DeWolff is a graphic designer and web developer at Al-Quds University. He is participating in the Communications exchange and visited Brandeis University in May 2006. Mr. DeWolff is working with the Brandeis Communications Department to create fundraising and marketing materials for Al-Quds University.

Daoud Kuttab is the founder and director of the Institute of Modern Media at Al-Quds University, which includes Al-Quds Educational Television. He is helping to produce a film to document the partnership and participates in the Communications exchange. Mr. Kuttab has hosted Brandeis University delegates to Al-Quds University in 2003 and 2005.

Mike Lovett is the university photographer at Brandeis. He participates in the Communications exchange. He visited Al-Quds in December 2005 to take photographs and gather materials for the partnership website and documentation. His photographs were on display in 2006 when the American Studies delegation from Al-Quds visited Brandeis. Further, his photographs can be found on the partnership website and in all of the documentation of the Brandeis/Al-Quds partnership.

David Nathan is director of development communications at Brandeis University. He participated in the Communications exchange. He hosted a delegation from Al-Quds in June 2005 and worked closely with Ghadeer Abu Kishek. He was also part of the team creating the partnership website.

Dennis Nealon is director of media relations at Brandeis University. He works on the Communications exchange and hosted Al-Quds visitors in September 2004.

Ian Rifkin is a web specialist at Brandeis University. He participated in the Communications exchange by helping to create the partnership website.