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Profiles of users whose last name starts with A

  1. Khaldoun AbouAssi

    Khaldoun AbouAssi, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Khaldoun AbouAssi holds a PhD in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Pu… More

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    (202) 885-2509

  2. Jean Accius

    Jean Accius, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Jean Accius is a nationally recognized expert on aging policy, livable communities and long-term… More

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  3. Marilee Adams

    Marilee Adams, Adjunct Professor

    Marilee Adams, Ph.D., is an author, executive coach, facilitator, and professional speaker. She is p… More

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  4. Lynn Addington

    Lynn Addington, Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Addington’s research interests include the nature of violent crime and its impact on victi… More

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    (202) 885-2902

  5. Suzanne Agha

    Suzanne Agha, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  6. Susannah Ali

    Susannah Ali, Adjunct Instructor

    Susannah Bruns Ali (BA, University of Maryland – College Park; MPP, American University) is a third-… More

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  7. Anna Amirkhanyan

    Anna Amirkhanyan, Associate Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Professor Amirkhanyan’s research and teaching focuses on public and nonprofit management, public sec… More

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    (202) 885-6289

  8. Meredith BL Anderson

    Meredith BL Anderson, Adjunct Professor

    SPA - School of Public Affairs

    Dr. Meredith (Walker) Anderson’s research spans Public Policy, Public Administration and Race and Et… More

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    (202) 885-3118

  9. Richard Axelrod

    Richard Axelrod, Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecture

    Dick Axelrod is among the world’s top OD practitioners, specializing in whole-system change. The “Co… More

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  10. David Azerrad

    David Azerrad, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Profiles of users whose last name starts with B

  1. Korneliya Bachiyska

    Korneliya Bachiyska, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  2. Tricia Bacon

    Tricia Bacon, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Tricia Bacon, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at American University’s School of Public Affairs. She … More

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    (202) 885-6556

  3. Karen Baehler

    Karen Baehler, Scholar in Residence

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Professor Karen Baehler holds a Ph.D. in Policy Sciences from the University of Maryland (1999), whe… More

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    (202) 885-6072

  4. Kim Ball

    Kim Ball, Research Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

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    Patrick Barker, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  6. Chana Barron

    Chana Barron, Assistant Professor

    SPA - JLC

    A lawyer and social scientist, Prof. Barron received her Master’s degree from the Department Of Just… More

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    (202) 885-2315

  7. Brad Bartholomew

    Brad Bartholomew, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Dr. Bartholomew received his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland in 2012. His research f… More

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    (202) 885-2367

  8. Scott A. Bass

    Scott A. Bass, Provost

    Provost, Office of the

    Scott A. Bass is the Provost at AU and Professor of Public Administration and Policy. A Fellow of th… More

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    (202) 885-2127

  9. Richard Benedetto

    Richard Benedetto, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Richard Benedetto is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is a retired White House correspondent a… More

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  10. John Bennett

    John Bennett, Adjunct Associate Professor

    John Bennett, PhD is a practitioner, academic, and educator who earned his MA and PhD in Human and O… More

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  11. Richard Bennett

    Richard Bennett, Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Bennett's research interests include comparative criminology, comparative criminal justice… More

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    (202) 885-2956

  12. Heather Berthoud

    Heather Berthoud, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    With over 25 years of experience as an OD practitioner, Heather Berthoud specializes in nonprofit an… More

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  13. Kamal Beyoghlow

    Kamal Beyoghlow, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Kamal Beyoghlow is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Government at American University but a full Pr… More

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  14. Ilona Birenbaum

    Ilona Birenbaum, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Ms. Birenbaum is a leadership and organizational consultant/leadership coach with over 20 years of e… More

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  15. Darren Blue

    Darren Blue, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  16. Andrew Borene

    Andrew Borene, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Society

    Andrew Borene is an executive with IBM who leads strategy and business development for US federal ag… More

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  17. Michael Bouchard

    Michael Bouchard, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Mike Bouchard is the President of Security Dynamics Group LLC. Under contract, he also serves as the… More

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  18. Andrew Brannegan

    Andrew Brannegan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Andrew Brannegan is presently the senior data analyst at Aspire Public Schools, which operates 40 sc… More

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  19. Jenna Brayton

    Jenna Brayton, Adjunct Instructor

    Jenna teaches classes on politics, the presidency, government, technology, and writing. She has rece… More

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  20. Victor Brito

    Victor Brito, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  21. Javier Bronfman Horovitz

    Javier Bronfman Horovitz, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Javier received his PhD in Public Administration and Policy at American University, Washington D.C.,… More

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  22. Quentin Brummet

    Quentin Brummet, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  23. Anastasia Bukashe

    Anastasia Bukashe, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Anastasia Bukashe, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, has recently joined our faculty to take … More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with C

  1. William Chadick

    William Chadick, Adjunct Associate Professor

  2. Kimberly Cowell-Meyers

    Kimberly Cowell-Meyers, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Kimberly Cowell-Meyers is Assistant Professor of Government. An AU alumna, she has taught at AU, St.… More

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    (202) 885-6223

Profiles of users whose last name starts with D

  1. Jeri Darling

    Jeri Darling, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Jeri Darling is President of Darling Global, LLC and has more than 25 years of experience working wi… More

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  2. Billy Davies

    Billy Davies, Associate Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Dr. Davies is approaching the study of the European Union legal system from a fresh perspective by c… More

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    (202) 885-2319

  3. Jacob de Jong

    Jacob de Jong, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Joep C. de Jong is an experienced international OD scholar-practitioner. He is currently Founder, Ma… More

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  4. Gary Dennis

    Gary Dennis, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Professor Dennis is presently the Senior Policy Advisor for Corrections in the Department of Justice… More

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  5. Roberto DiBella

    Roberto DiBella, Adjunct Instructor

  6. Glendon Diehl

    Glendon Diehl, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. Erich Dietrich

    Erich Dietrich, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Erich J. Dietrich (PhD, American University) is a healthcare administrator in the U.S. Navy and has … More

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  8. Brendan Dooley

    Brendan Dooley, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Dr. Dooley is a 2010 graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. His research focuses on the s… More

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  9. Daniel Dreisbach

    Daniel Dreisbach, Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Dreisbach earned a doctor of philosophy degree from Oxford University, where he studied as… More

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    (202) 885-2380

  10. John Driessnack

    John Driessnack, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  11. Robert Durant

    Robert Durant, Professor Emeritus

    Professor Durant resides in Atlanta, Georgia and is a founding partner of Emeritus Associates, LLC. … More

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    (202) 885-2509

Profiles of users whose last name starts with E

  1. Chris Edelson

    Chris Edelson, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Chris Edelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government. His teaching and research i… More

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    (202) 885-6218

  2. Mickey Edwards

    Mickey Edwards, Distinguished Executive in Residence

  3. Todd Eisenstadt

    Todd Eisenstadt, Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Eisenstadt has worked on five continents and published award-winning books and articles in… More

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    (202) 885-6493

  4. Michelle Engert

    Michelle Engert, Scholar in Residence

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Michelle Engert has joined the faculty of Justice, Law, and Criminology after a diverse career as bo… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with F

  1. David Fagelson

    David Fagelson, Associate Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Fagelson's research interests include ethical issues in law, politics and international re… More

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    (202) 885-2397

  2. Lewis Faulk

    Lewis Faulk, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Professor Faulk's research focuses on nonprofit management, nonprofit finance, and the intersection … More

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    (202) 885-6384

  3. Nathan Favero

    Nathan Favero, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Nathan Favero is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His r… More

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    (202) 885-6362

  4. Daniel Fiorino

    Daniel Fiorino, Distinguished Executive in Residence

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Daniel J. Fiorino is the Director of the Center for Environmental Policy and Executive in Residence … More

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    (202) 885-3864

  5. John Firman

    John Firman, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    John R. Firman is the Director of the Research Division of the International Association of Chiefs o… More

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  6. G. Borden Flanagan

    G. Borden Flanagan, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    On research leave at the University of Toronto for the academic year 2014-2015. Borden Flanagan’s ar… More

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    (202) 885-6495

  7. Carla Flink

    Carla Flink, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Carla Flink is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. She ear… More

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  8. Brian Forst

    Brian Forst, Professor

    SPA - JLC

    Brian Forst joined the American University faculty in 1992, following three years on the George Wash… More

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    (202) 885-6270

  9. Catherine Fox

    Catherine Fox, Adjunct Instructor

    Catherine Fox is Founder and Principal of an international consulting and coaching practice CJFox As… More

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  10. Kathleen Frey

    Kathleen Frey, Instructor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Katie Frey is currently finishing her PhD at the University of Maryland College Park. Her dissertati… More

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  11. Darya Funches

    Darya Funches, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Darya Funches is a seasoned scholar-practitioner who is known for creative and cutting edge appr… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with G

  1. R. Sam Garrett

    R. Sam Garrett, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Government

    R. Sam Garrett holds a Ph.D. in political science, M.P.A. and B.A. (summa cum laude), all from Ameri… More

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    (202) 885-3491

  2. Seth Gershenson

    Seth Gershenson, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Dr. Seth Gershenson holds a PhD from Michigan State University in Economics with a primary focus on … More

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    (202) 885-2687

  3. Lucy Gettman

    Lucy Gettman, Adjunct Instructor

    Lucy Gettman is Deputy Associate Executive Director for the National School Boards Association (NSBA… More

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  4. Carrie Giddins

    Carrie Giddins, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  5. Katherine Gillespie

    Katherine Gillespie, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Katherine Gillespie is an attorney at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. She currently serves… More

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  6. Edward Girovasi

    Edward Girovasi, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Ed Girovasi is a Senior Consultant with the Acquisition and Product Support Group of LMI in Tysons, … More

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  7. Susan Glover

    Susan Glover, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Glover teaches and does research in the field of comparative politics, with a concentratio… More

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    (202) 885-2674

  8. Jon Gould

    Jon Gould, Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    A lawyer and social scientist, Professor Gould combines empirical research with policy advocacy to a… More

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    (202) 885-6535

  9. Patrick Griffin

    Patrick Griffin, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Patrick J. Griffin teaches a graduate seminar on the legislative process and is the academic dir… More

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  10. Claire Griggs

    Claire Griggs, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Claire Griggs is a faculty member in the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of… More

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    (202) 885-6684

  11. Harry Grundy

    Harry Grundy, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  12. Jennifer Gumbrewicz

    Jennifer Gumbrewicz, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Jennifer Gumbrewicz is a successful attorney, experienced professor, and proven leader with a long c… More

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    (202) 885-6386