Dr. Evren Tok | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Dr. Evren Tok

Dr. Evren Tok (PhD)

Associate Dean for Community Engagement
College of Public Policy

  • Phone+974 44542894
  • Office locationC.03.042

Dr. M. Evren Tok is the Associate Dean of Community Engagement and Associate Professor at the College of Public Policy, Hamad Bin Khalifa University. Dr. Tok is also the regional coordinator for the Executive Master’s Program (Development Policies and Practices) jointly offered by the Graduate Institute of Geneva and Hamad Bin Khalifa University. He is the co-editor of Policy Making in a Transformative State: The Case of Qatar, published by Palgrave MacMillan, in 2016. His recent publications “Global Governance and Muslim Organizations” were published by Palgrave MacMillan and Innovating South-South Cooperation by the University of Ottawa Press in 2020. He is the director of a QNRF-funded cluster (2021-2026) entitled “SDG Education and Global Citizenship in Qatar”. He has been the Lead Project Investigator for the Qatar National Research Fund Priority Program for 3 years on “Localizing Entrepreneurship Education in Qatar”. He is the founder of the maker space entitled Maker Majlis: Islam in a Global World, which received the Qatar Sustainability Award under Best University Initiative in 2020 and the OIC Shaikh Hasina Award of Best Innovative Idea in 2022. Dr. Tok also received the Best Research Project Award from HBKU in 2022.


Research Interests

  • Sustainability
  • Education for Sustainable Development
  • Policy Analysis
  • Global/Local Nexus


Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Associate Professor


2023 – Present
  • Assistant Dean for Innovation and Community Development


    2018 - 2023
  • Program Coordinator, Public Policy in Islam


    2012 - 2018
  • Research Associate

    North-South Institute, ON, Canada

    2010 - 2011
  • Sessional Instructor

    Political Science and School of Social Work, Carleton University

    2008 - 2010


Collaborative PHD in Public Policy and Political Economy

Carleton University

  • Master of Arts in Political Economy

    Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University


Selected Publications