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Roma Khanna

Roma Khanna

  • Associate Provost for Strategy and Policy, Northwestern University
  • Instructor, Higher Education Administration and Policy


Roma Khanna specializes in the design and implementation of large-scale transformations across multiple organizational contexts. In her current role, Roma serves as a director in Northwestern’s Office of Change Management, whose mission includes a focus on advancing a culture of organizational change and improvement across the University and on facilitating transformative changes that have broad institutional impact.

Prior to joining Northwestern in 2016, Roma worked at Deloitte Consulting where she specialized in advising executives on organizational strategies designed to enable business strategies across numerous industries, including extensive experience with large-scale transformations for healthcare providers. Before becoming a management consultant, Roma worked as a journalist at a number of newspapers and magazines including the Houston Chronicle, Chicago magazine, and Mother Jones. Roma served primarily as an investigative journalist focused on criminal justice and government affairs, and her reported effected change in local and state government.

Roma is a dual graduate of Northwestern, with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a Master of Science degree in Learning and Organizational Change.