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  1. Jordan Maidman, Technical Services Coordinator

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Jordan Maidman

  2. Andrea Malamisura, Senior Academic Counselor

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Andrea joined the CAS Academic Counseling staff in the summer of 2010. As Senior Academic Counselor, she works with students majoring or intending to major in Psychology and Public Health. Before joining the American University team, Andrea was emplo… More

    Send email to Andrea Malamisura

    (202) 885-2584

  3. Thomas Meal, College Webmaster

    CAS - Dean's Office

    After working at NYC webshops Softcom and Interactive Video Technologies and teaching design, writing, and criticism at Rutgers, Thomas stumbled into a moment of good judgment, following the love of his life to DC and joining AU.

    Send email to Thomas Meal

    (202) 885-2253

  4. James Merrifield, Director, Facilities Administration & Information Technology

    CAS - Dean's Office

    "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)

    Send email to James Merrifield

    (202) 885-2461

  5. Mieke Meurs, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, CAS

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Professor Meurs has recently taught Comparative Systems, Heterodox Microeconomics, Transition Economies, the Economics of Gender, and Political Economy.

    Send email to Mieke Meurs

    (202) 885-3776

  6. Darian Mitchell, Academic Counselor

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Darian Mitchell

  7. Erin Nixon, Budget & Personnel Manager, College of Arts & Sciences

    Part academic and part tech geek, Erin worked her way through grad school at American University as a part of the Teaching and Learning Resources team at the Center for Teaching, Learning and Research (CTRL), and now works in the CAS Budget Office. S… More

    Send email to Erin Nixon

    (202) 885-2522

  8. Celine-Marie Pascale, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

    CAS - Dean's Office

    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

    Send email to Celine-Marie Pascale

    (202) 885-2524

  9. Lauren Pav, Faculty Personnel Coordinator

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Lauren Pav

    (202) 885-2444

  10. Jack Ramsay, Academic Counselor

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Jack joined the CAS advising unit in 2002. He works with students intending to major in American studies, elementary education, Jewish studies, math, statistics, philosophy, religion, foreign languages, and with undecided students, letters D - H. Pre… More

    Send email to Jack Ramsay

    (202) 885-3970

  11. John Rasmussen, Director of Art Gallery & Curator

    CAS - Katzen Arts Center

    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

    Send email to John Rasmussen

    (202) 885-2489

  12. Wallis Romzek, Assistant Director of Development - CAS

    Development, Office of

    Send email to Wallis Romzek

    (202) 885-2435

  13. Kenneth Sale, Exhibit and Event Technician

    CAS - Katzen Arts Center

    Send email to Kenneth Sale

    (202) 885-3874

  14. Cathy Samuels, Director, Contract Administration

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Cathy Samuels

    (202) 885-2609

  15. Emily Schmidt, CAS Marketing and Communications Manager

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Emily began working for the College of Arts and Sciences in September 2008. Previous to working at AU, Emily was the Director of Press and Marketing at Dance Place and held House Management positions at Arena Stage and Imagination Stage.

    Send email to Emily Schmidt

    (202) 885-2528

  16. Courtney Schrader, Information Technology Manager

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Courtney Schrader

  17. Shannon Smith, Academic Counselor

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Shannon joined the CAS Academic Counseling staff in the summer of 2015. As an academic counselor, he works with students majoring or intending to major in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Anthropology, and Health Promotions. He also advi… More

    Send email to Shannon Smith

    (202) 885-2476

  18. John Stahrr, Assistant Facilities and Production Manager

    CAS - Greenberg Theatre

    John has served as the Technical Director of the Greenberg Theatre and the Department of Performing Arts since December of 2002. He has a BA in theatre from SUNY Buffalo State College in Buffalo, New York, and an MFA from the University of Virginia i… More

    Send email to John Stahrr

    (202) 885-3419

  19. Peter Starr, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

    CAS - Dean's Office

    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

    Send email to Peter Starr

    (202) 885-2446

  20. Judith Stockmon, Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Judith Stockmon

  21. Lauren Tabbara, Director, Graduate Academic Programs

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Lauren Tabbara

    (202) 885-2441

  22. Barbara Tucker Parker, Costume Shop Designer

    Barbara Tucker Parker holds a BA in theatre arts from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, and an MFA in design from George Washington University. At American University, she has designed or constructed more than 100 theatre productions and … More

    Send email to Barbara Tucker Parker

    (202) 885-3418

  23. Margaret Weekes, Program Director for CAS LEAD

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Margaret Weekes

    (202) 885-6383

  24. Bruce Wick, Museum Registrar

  25. Gamze Zeytinci, Associate Dean for Budget & Administration

    CAS - Dean's Office

    Send email to Gamze Zeytinci

    (202) 885-2572

College Contact Points

Dean's Office/Front Desk
Fax: 885-2429

Academic Advising

Grad: 202-885-3620
Undergrad: 885-6000



IT Help
College IT Staff: 202-885-2958
College Webmaster: 885-2253
AU IT Helpdesk: 885-2550

Katzen Arts Center &
Greenberg Theatre

202-885-ARTS (2787)
AU Museum: 885-1300
Katzen Facilities: 885-3634