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Anna Olsson Assistant Vice Provost of the Center for Teaching, Research & Learning Deputy Provost and Dean of Faculty

MA, Political Science, American University

BA/MSc, Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Languages Spoken
Swedish, German, Japanese
Anna started working for the Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL) as a graduate fellow, and has been in a full-time position at CTRL since 2009. In this position, Anna is responsible for overseeing the planning and organization of faculty events such as the Ann Ferren Conference, the August Faculty Workshops, and other Faculty Development Programs. She also runs the Green Teaching Program.

Before coming to AU, Anna worked at the Berlin office of the study abroad organization IES (Institute for the International Education of Students), spent two years studying in Germany, and spent a year in Japan as a high school exchange student.

Anna received a master's degree in Political Science at AU, and teaches Comparative Politics as an adjunct in the Department of Government. Her research interests include European politics, identity politics, and regionalism in the European Union.
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Spring 2024

  • GOVT-130 Comparative Politics

Fall 2024

  • GOVT-130 Comparative Politics