American University of Sharjah




As representatives of one of the region's leading institutions for higher education, the administrative team at AUS comprises a dynamic group of highly qualified professionals.

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The university administration includes:

Chancellor's Office

Dr. Björn Kjerfve, Chancellor - Profile

Academic Affairs

Dr. Susan L. Karamanian, Provost and Chief Academic Officer - Profile

Dr. Mohamed El-Tarhuni, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies - Profile

Kevin Mitchell, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Instruction - Profile

Dr. Varkki Pallathucheril, Dean, College of Architecture, Art and Design - Profile

Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences - Profile

Dr. Richard T. Schoephoerster, Dean, College of Engineering - Profile

Dr. Jörg Bley, Dean, School of Business Administration - Profile

Enrollment Management

Mr. Ali Shuhaimy, Executive Director of Enrollment Management - Profile

Finance and Administration

Dr. Jeannette Vinke, Chief Operating Officer - Profile

Student Affairs

Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Dean of Students - Profile