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Frederic Jacobs

Frederic Jacobs

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Professor

Research and Teaching Interests: The role, function, and impact of higher education; theory and practice in adult learning; public policy and education; quantitative research.

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Sharon Blumenthal-Cohen

Sharon Blumenthal-Cohen

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Professorial Lecturer

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Thomas Husted

Thomas Husted

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Professor and Department Chair, Economics

My research examines the political economy of various government expenditure programs, including primary and secondary education, income redistribution, and federal disaster aid.

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Sarah Irvine Belson

Sarah Irvine Belson

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Dean, School of Education, Teaching and Health

Dr. Sarah Irvine Belson holds a PhD from Arizona State University and currently serves as the Dean of the School of Education, Teaching & Health. Her research explores educational opportunity for children with disabilities and teacher education polic... [More]

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Leila Kramer

Leila Kramer

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Adjunct Instructor



Jason Snyder

Jason Snyder

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Professorial Lecturer

Jason Snyder’s teaching and research focuses on education law and education policy. Prior to joining American University’s faculty, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Seco... [More]

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Melissa Turner

Melissa Turner

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Adjunct Instructor



Vivian Vasquez

Vivian Vasquez

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Professor

Dr. Vasquez is a Professor of Education at American University. The 2013-2014 academic year marks her 30th year in the field of education. Her research interests are in critical literacy, early literacy and information communication technology. Her p... [More]

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Staff

Lene Botolfsen

Lene Botolfsen

As the Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Assistant, I am happy to answer any questions you might have about the program. Please contact me at curriculum@american.edu.



Valerie Rauenzahn

Valerie Rauenzahn

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Graduate Programs Coordinator

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