Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
Dr. Susan Dun is Assistant Professor in Residence in the Media Industries and Technologies Program at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). After completing her Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, she joined the faculty of the School of Communication at Northwestern University in Evanston in 2000 before joining the faculty at NU-Q. Dun’s research program investigates sports in the Arab world with a focus on the hosting and effects of mega events including brand development, soft power aspirations, and social change.
Susan has published numerous articles and chapters in a wide range of publications as well as regularly speaks at scholarly conferences.