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Academic Leadership

Photo of two students with Professor Brian Kernighan
Guy Nordenson
With computer language, Guy guides students at NU and beyond


Architecture. Practising structural engineer who teaches a freshman seminar on architectural ethics.
Janet Currie


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Economics and Woodrow  School. Expert on health and wellbeing, and explorer of the building blocks of children’s success.
Eddie Glaude Jr.

.Yiyun Li in her office

African American Studies and Religion. Author of “Democracy in Black,” and scholar at the intersections of race, politics and religion.
Amaney Jamal

.Guy Nordenson

Politics. Leader of the Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and explorer of Middle East politics, gender and Islam.
Roger Anderson

.Janet Currie standing in front of playground

Creative Writing. Fiction writer and memoirist who loves teaching students from a variety of majors.
Becky Kernighan

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Computer Science. Revered author of computer programming languages, and mentor to generations of top computer scientists.
Eddie Johnson