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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


Maureen Fittig

Maureen Fittig

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Director, CAS Special Events & Museum Membership

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202-885-2436
CAS - Dean's Office


Erica Gillaspy

Erica Gillaspy

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Erica joined the CAS Dean's Office team in July 2014 shortly after her graduation from The Catholic University of America in May 2014. Erica is working on her MA degree at AU in the School of Education, Teaching, and Health.

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202-885-2446
CAS - Dean's 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


Senior Staff

Marla Boren

Marla Boren

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Director, Undergraduate Advising, Retention and Recruitment

Marla has over twenty years experience in higher education administration and student counseling at American. She has worked with undergraduate, graduate, international and adult students and particularly enjoys helping students plan interdisciplinar... [More]

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202-885-6370
CAS - Dean's Office


Helen Dodson

Helen Dodson

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Director of Communications & Outreach

Helen came to AU after several years as a press officer for science and medicine at Yale University. Her earlier career was in broadcast journalism, as a producer and writer for NBC News and CBS-local in New York. She is a native New Yorker, but pref... [More]

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202-885-2514
CAS - Dean's Office


James Merrifield

James Merrifield

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Director, Facilities Administration & Information Technology

"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)

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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


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


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


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


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

College Dean & Main Office
202-885-2446
Fax: 885-2429

Undergraduate Advising
202-885-2453

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

Alumni/Development
202-885-2435 

Communications/Marketing
202-885-2528

Event Planning/Scheduling
University Event Scheduling
202-885-3900

IT Help for CAS Faculty/Staff
College IT Staff: 202-885-2958
(or CAStech@american.edu)
CAS Webmaster: 885-2253
(or meal@american.edu)
AU IT Helpdesk: 885-2550
(or helpdesk@american.edu)

Katzen Arts Center &
Greenberg Theatre

202-885-ARTS (2787)
AU Museum: 885-1300
Greenberg Theatre: 885-3490
Katzen Facilities: 885-3884

Mailing Address:
College of Arts & Sciences
Battelle Building, Rm 200
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave
Washington, DC 20016-8012


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