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CGP | Academic Council

SIS, SOC, KSB and CAS Faculty

  1. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Mohammed Abu-Nimer, of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, serves as Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute. He has conducted interreligious conflict resolution training and interfaith dialogue workshops in confl… More

    Send email to Mohammed Abu-Nimer

    (202) 885-1656

  2. Patricia Aufderheide, University Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C., and founder of the Center for Media & Social Impact, where she continues as Senior Research Fellow. She i… More

    Send email to Patricia Aufderheide

    (202) 885-2069

  3. Barbara Bird, Professor

    KSB - Management

    Professor Bird’s research interests include entrepreneurial cognition and entrepreneurial behavior. She has research projects examining new venture liabilities of newness and strategic alliances. She authored Entrepreneurial Behavior and several scho… More

    Send email to Barbara Bird

    (202) 885-1924

  4. David Culver, Professor Emeritus

    David C. Culver did his undergraduate work at Grinnell College and his PhD at Yale University.The author or editor of five books and over 100 articles, he has studied many aspects of the biology of subterranean animals, especially cave animals.His fi… More

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    (202) 885-2180

  5. Joseph Eldridge, University Chaplain and Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Kay Spiritual Life Center

    Send email to Joseph Eldridge

    (202) 885-3336

  6. Mary Gray, Professor

    CAS - Math & Statistics

    A statistician and lawyer, Professor Gray’s areas of research include applications of statistics to human rights, economic equity, legal issues, and education. She is the founder of the Association for Women in Mathematics, a fellow of the American S… More

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    (202) 885-3171

  7. Jeffrey Reiman, Professor Emeritus

    Please contact at Reiman is the William Fraser McDowell Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Social Policy. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1942. After receiving his PhD, he joined the American University faculty in… More

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    (202) 885-2925

  8. John Richardson, Professor

    SIS - School of International Service

    Dr. John Richardson has pioneered computer modeling to study long-term global problems involving relationships between population, resources and environment. His co-authored books, Making it Happen: A Positive Guide to the Future, and Ending Hunger: … More

    Send email to John Richardson

    (202) 885-2346

  9. Roberta Rubenstein, Professor

    CAS - Literature

    Professor Rubenstein's primary teaching interests include Modernist fiction, literature by Modernist and contemporary women writers, and feminist literary theory. She has published more than thirty articles and book chapters, as well as six books, tw… More

    Send email to Roberta Rubenstein

    (202) 885-2993

  10. James Thurber, Distinguished Professor

    SPA - Government

    James A. Thurber is University Distinguished Professor of Government and Founder (1979) and Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies ( at American University, Washington, D.C. Under his direction, CCPS organ… More

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    (202) 885-6247

WCL Faculty

Robert Goldman, Professor of Law and Louis C. James Scholar

Nicholas Kittrie, University Professor and Edwin A. Mooers Scholar