Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 5

05:10am, Thursday, March 05, 2015

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Thursday, March 5 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather throughout the region.

When the university declares a change to its operating status, employees classified as Designated On-Site are required to report to and/or remain at work, employees classified as Essential are generally expected to telecommute, and employees classified as Non-Essential are not required to work unless directed to do so by a supervisor.

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Abdul-Wahab Kayyali

Abdul-Wahab Kayyali



Major — Comparative Politics

Minor — International Relations

Abdul-Wahab is a third year PhD student with research interests in comparative politics of the Arab World, specifically political party development in Arab monarchies. He has written for a number of Arab and international media outlets, including The Financial Times, The National, and Fortune Arabia. Abdul-Wahab is also a semi-professional oud player, and founding member of Juthoor ensemble in Jordan.

Current Research

Arab World, Political Parties, Political Organization


  • BA, Tufts University (2004)
  • MA, University of Chicago (2009)