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Jordan Maidman

Jordan Maidman

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Technical Services Coordinator

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202-885-2129
CAS - Dean's Office


Andrea Malamisura

Andrea Malamisura

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Academic Counselor

Andrea joined the CAS Academic Counseling staff in the summer of 2010. As an academic counselor, she works with students majoring or intending to major in Psychology, Sociology, and Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies. She also advises undecided stude... [More]

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202-885-2584
CAS - Dean's Office


Alicia Mandac

Alicia Mandac

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Senior Academic Counselor

Alicia is originally from California and joined the CAS Undergraduate Advising Office in May 2008. As an academic counselor, she advises students majoring or intending to major in literature, studio art, graphic design, art history, sociology, and wo... [More]

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202-885-2438
CAS - Dean's Office


Thomas Meal

Thomas Meal

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College Webmaster

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.

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202-885-2253
CAS - Dean's Office


James Merrifield

James Merrifield

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Director, Facilities Administration & Information Technology

With over 16 years of IT experience and 12 years of Theater/Building Operation Management, Jim leads a professional caring staff in providing services for students, faculty and staff. Services include procurement and management of software and techno... [More]

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202-885-2461
CAS - Dean's Office


Mieke Meurs

Mieke Meurs

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Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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

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202-885-3776
Cas - Dean's Office


Erin Nixon

Erin Nixon

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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]

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202-885-2522
CAS - Dean's Office


Ricardo Ortegon

Ricardo Ortegon

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Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment

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(202) 885-3623
CAS - Dean's Office


Leslie Palmieri

Leslie Palmieri

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Director of Development - College of Arts and Sciences

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202-885-5907
Development, Office of


Celine-Marie Pascale

Celine-Marie Pascale

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Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

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]

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202-885-2524
CAS - Sociology


Jack Ramsay

Jack Ramsay

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Academic Counselor

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]

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202-885-3970
CAS - Dean's Office


John Rasmussen

John Rasmussen

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Director of Art Gallery & Curator

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]

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202-885-2489
CAS - Katzen Arts Center


Eric Rieger

Eric Rieger

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Budget Officer

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202-885-3954
University Budget Office


Alyssa Rohricht

Alyssa Rohricht

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Special Assistant to the Dean

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202-885-2447
CAS - Dean's Office


Wallis Romzek

Wallis Romzek

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Assistant Director of Development - CAS

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202-885-2435
Development, Office of


Kenneth Sale

Kenneth Sale

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Exhibit and Event Technician

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AU Museum


Cathy Samuels

Cathy Samuels

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Director, Contract Administration

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202-885-2609
CAS - Dean's Office


Emily Schmidt

Emily Schmidt

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CAS Marketing and Communications Manager

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.

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202-885-2528
CAS - Dean's Office


Courtney Schrader

Courtney Schrader

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Information Technology Manager

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202-885-2958
CAS - Dean's Office


Ulysses J. Sofia

Ulysses J. Sofia

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Associate Dean of Research and Department Chair, Computer Science

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202-885-2728
CAS - Physics


John Stahrr

John Stahrr

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Assistant Facilities and Production Manager

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]

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202-885-3419
CAS - Greenberg Theatre


Peter Starr

Peter Starr

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Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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]

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202-885-2446
CAS - Dean's Office


Lauren Tabbara

Lauren Tabbara

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Director, Graduate Academic Programs

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202-885-2441
CAS - Dean's Office


Barbara Tucker Parker

Barbara Tucker Parker

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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]

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202-885-3418


Bruce Wick

Bruce Wick

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Chief Preparator & Registrar

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202-885-1064
AU Museum


Zacherey Willis

Zacherey Willis

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Assistant Preparator

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202-885-6495
AU Museum


Gamze Zeytinci

Gamze Zeytinci

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Associate Dean for Budget & Administration

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202-885-2572
CAS - Dean's Office


College Contact Points

Dean's Office/Front Desk
202-885-2446
Fax: 885-2429

Academic Advising
202-885-2453

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

Alumni/Development
202-885-2435 

Communications/Marketing
202-885-2528

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