Kogod Staff Directory

Contact information for each department is listed below.

Office of the Dean

David Marchick Dean, Kogod School of Business KSB | Finance & Personnel Administration

David Marchick serves as Dean of the Kogod School of Business at American University. In this role, he leads the school’s work to support more than 2,000 students and offer more than two dozen undergr

Academic Affairs

Parthiban David Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs KSB | Finance & Personnel Administration

Professor David holds the Collins Chair in Strategy at the Kogod School of Business in American University. He currently serves as Senior Associate Dean. He teaches strategic management. His research


  (202) 885-2080

Academic Affairs

Kogod Faculty Department Chairs

Kogod Academy for Emerging Technologies

Veloric Center for Entrepreneurship

Kogod Tax Policy Center

Budget, Finance & Operations

Kogod Advancement 

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Stacy Merida Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion KSB | Management

Stacy Merida is a Professorial Lecturer at American University in the Kogod School of Business where she teaches in the Business and Entertainment Program in the Management Department. She was formerl


  (202) 885-6660

Graduate Programs

Ayman Omar Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Student Services KSB | Information Technology & Analytics

Professor Omar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Technology & Analytics and a Research Fellow at the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC). His research interests focus


  (202) 885-1995

Graduate Enrollment & Admissions

Instructional Technology & Learning


Programs & Learning


Online Programs

Graduate Studies

Marketing, Communications, & Data Analytics

Katya Popova Assistant Dean of Marketing & Strategy KSB | Other Operations and Administration

Katya Popova joined American University's Kogod School of Business in 2017. Since then, Katya has overseen all internal and external strategic communications and marketing for Kogod's graduate program


  (202) 885-1918

Strategic Communications

Digital Marketing 

Data & Technology



Career, Alumni, and Corporate Engagement

Cynthia O'Brien Executive Director of Career, Alumni, & Industry Engagement KSB | Other Operations and Administration

Cynthia assumed the role of Senior Assistant Dean of Career, Alumni, and Corporate Engagement at Kogod College in January 2024, joining the institution's esteemed Leadership Team. In this capacity, Cy


Kogod Alumni Relations

Office of Career Engagement

Experiential Learning

Undergraduate Studies & Student Services

Casey Evans Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Student Services KSB | Accounting/Tax

Professor Evans is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner and has extensive industry experience handling a range of forensic accounting issues, including fraud investigations, Se


  (202) 885-6675

Undergraduate Advising

Parna Banerjee Assistant Director of Recruitment and Advising KSB | Finance & Personnel Administration

Kogod Center for Professionalism and Communications

Programs & Learning

Global Learning Programs

Student Development Services