Ruba Kanaan serves as the Assistant Director and university Deputy Title IX Coordinator with the FAU Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance. Ruba came to FAU in October 2016 from Northern Virginia where she served as an Investigator with the Fairfax County Office of Human Rights & Equity Programs in Fairfax, Virginia.
In her role at FAU, she is serving at the Deputy Title IX Coordinator and is assisting the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance with their mission of promoting a diverse campus community and ensuring compliance with nondiscrimination and equal employment laws. She has a sincere passion for civil rights and is excited to work with the FAU community on ensuring that everyone feels that FAU is a place where they can grow and succeed.
Ruba earned her J.D. from the George Mason University School of Law and her B.A. in government and international politics, with a minor in Business Administration, also from George Mason University. She is admitted to the bar in Virginia.