Peter Starr joined American University as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2009. In this role, he is responsible for 324 full-time faculty in 17 departments, 1820 undergraduate majors, 979 graduate students and over 40% of all enrollm… More
Erica joined the CAS Dean's Office team in July 2014 shortly after her graduation from The Catholic University of America in May 2014. Erica is working on her MA degree at AU in the School of Education.
Helen came to AU after several years as a press officer for science and medicine at Yale University. Her earlier career was in broadcast journalism, as a producer and writer for NBC News and CBS-local in New York. She is a native New Yorker, but pref… More
Professor Johnson is a theoretical and computational physicist investigating questions across a number of fields, including topics in quantum computing science, ultracold atomic physics, superconducting qubit physics, and quantum field theory. He is … More
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership." ~ Nelson Mandela (1918 - 2013)
As a sociologist who studies language, Dr. Pascale's research concerns culture, knowledge and power. She is currently engaged in two new studies. One examines the discursive production of risk in US media accounts of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear dis… More
Jack Rasmussen is the Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. He previously held Executive Director positions at di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature, Maryland Art Place, and Rockville Arts Place. He was the owner … More