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  1. Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Patricia Aufderheide, a 2017 Fulbright Scholar at Queensland University of Technology, is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. She founded the School's Center for Medi… More

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    (202) 885-2069

  2. Philip Brenner, Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Philip Brenner has published widely on U.S./Cuba relations, U.S./Latin American relations, contemporary U.S. foreign policy, and the Cuban Missile Crisis. His most recent book is A Contemporary Cuba Reader: The Revolution Under Raul Castro.

    Send email to Philip Brenner

    (202) 885-1605

  3. Billy Davies, Associate Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Dr. Davies is approaching the study of the European Union legal system from a fresh perspective by critically examining the development of the constitutional practice of law in the EU from a historical perspective. Dr. Davies has traveled extensively… More

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    (202) 885-2319

  4. Richard Dent, Associate Professor

    CAS - Anthropology

    Prof. Dent is the author of Chesapeake Prehistory: Old Traditions, New Directions and a significant number of other publications on the archaeology of the Chesapeake and Middle Atlantic regions. He maintains interests in both prehistoric and historic… More

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    (202) 885-1848

  5. Michelle Egan, Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Professor Michelle Egan teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including: The European Union, Relations of West European Nations, International Relations of Europe, Comparative European Politics, Economics, and Society, Transatlantic… More

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    (202) 885-1764

  6. Douglas Klusmeyer, Associate Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Currently, I am Assistant Professor of Justice, Law and Society at American University. I have both a PhD in modern European history and a JD in law from Stanford University. My approach to issues of law and policy reflects this inter-disciplinary ba… More

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    (202) 885-2995

  7. Helen Langa, Associate Professor

    CAS - Art

    Professor Helen Langa teaches a sequence of courses on American Art from the colonial era to the late 20th century with an emphasis on issues related to national identity, politics, race, gender, and cultural studies. She was Chair of the Art Departm… More

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    (202) 885-1682

  8. Sarah Snyder, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Sarah B. Snyder is a historian of U.S. foreign relations who specializes in the history of the Cold War, human rights activism, and U.S. human rights policy. She is the author of From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed U.S. Fore… More

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    (202) 885-6587

  9. Leonard Steinhorn, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Leonard Steinhorn is a professor of Public Communication and an affiliate professor of History. His expertise includes American politics, culture and media, strategic communication, the presidency, race relations, the 1960s, and recent American histo… More

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    (202) 885-2031

  10. Rodger Streitmatter, Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Rodger Streitmatter is a full-time professor of Journalism. A cultural historian, he is a leader in exploring how the media have helped to shape the way Americans think and act. The most recent of his nine books is A Force for Good ~ How the American… More

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    (202) 885-2057

  11. Elizabeth Thompson, Professor

    SIS - School of International Service

    Elizabeth F. Thompson is the Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace at American University. She is a historian of political movements, democratization, and international intervention in the Middle East. She is author of two books: Justice Interrup… More

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  12. Quansheng Zhao, Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Quansheng Zhao is Professor of international relations and Chair of Asian Studies Program Research Council at American University; serving as Director of the Division of Comparative and Regional Studies for three terms (1999-2008). Zhao received … More

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    (202) 885-1662

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