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Kogod Staff Contact List

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Kogod School of Business, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016
kogod@american.edu

Office of the Dean

Erran Carmel

Erran Carmel

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Interim Dean, Kogod School of Business

Professor Carmel teaches information technology (IT). His research area is the globalization of technology work: global software teams, offshoring of IT, and emerging software industries.His recent book, 2011, is “I'm Working While They're Sleeping: ... [More]

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202-885-1985
KSB - Dean's Office


Gerri Vines

Gerri Vines

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Assistant To The Dean II

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202-885-1986
KSB - Dean's Office


Academic Affairs

Ajay Adhikari

Ajay Adhikari

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Professor

Professor Adhikari teaches financial and international accounting and conducts research focused on determinants of international accounting diversity, international accounting harmonization and accounting infrastructure in emerging markets. In 2009-2... [More]

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202-885-1993
KSB - Accounting


Bonnie Auslander

Bonnie Auslander

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Director, Kogod Center for Business Communication Curriculum

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202-885-1920
KSB - Academic Affairs


Alex Myers

Alex Myers

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Part Time Staff



Michelle Park

Michelle Park

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Assistant Director of Academic Affairs

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202-885-1953
KSB - Academic Affairs


Takei Roach

Takei Roach

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Academic Affairs Coordinator

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202-885-1963
KSB - Academic Affairs


Nancy Sachs

Nancy Sachs

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Adjunct Instructor

Professor Sachs teaches business communications to graduate and undergraduate students. She has more than 25 years of professional communications experience in the public and private sectors. In her work for the federal government, she developed awar... [More]

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202-885-1927
KSB - Management


Administration & Academic Support

Joanne Espinoza

Joanne Espinoza

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Administrative Services Coordinator

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202-885-2005
KSB - Admin Services


Sophia Florestal

Sophia Florestal

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Faculty Support Administrator

202-885-1962
KSB - Admin Services


Rene Kauder

Rene Kauder

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Senior Manager, Facilities & Events Operations

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202-885-1915
KSB - Admin Services


Clayton Pencek

Clayton Pencek

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Events and Marketing Assistant

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KSB - Kogod School of Business


Budget

Neelum Buttar

Neelum Buttar

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Financial Operations Manager

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202-885-1896
KSB - Budget


Daniel Kuhn

Daniel Kuhn

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Budget Specialist

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202-885-1897
KSB - Budget


Mindy Schuster

Mindy Schuster

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Assistant Dean for Finance and Operations

Mindy Schuster leads the planning and administration of all matters related to the finances of the Kogod School of Business. She oversees budget administration, financial management, human resources, facilities, faculty administrative support and inf... [More]

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202-885-1954
KSB - Budget


Development & Alumni Relations

Jessica Davis

Jessica Davis

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Development Assistant

Jessica Davis joined the Kogod School of Business in June 2012. In this role, Jessica supports the fundraising and alumni relations strategies of the business school. She assists with alumni communications and donor correspondence, planning special e... [More]

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202-885-6368
KSB - Development/Alum Rel


Kendra Green

Kendra Green

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Associate Director of Development - KSB

Kendra M. Green is the Associate Director of Development at the Kogod School of Business. She joined Kogod in January 2011 and works with alumni who are interested in giving back to the school. Before coming to Kogod, Kendra was a political fundraise... [More]

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202-885-1923
KSB - Development/Alum Rel


Diane Myers

Diane Myers

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Director of Development, Kogod School of Business

Diane Myers is responsible for leading the development and alumni relations efforts for the Kogod School of Business as the Director of Development. In her role she works closely with members of the Kogod Advisory Council and the Kogod alumni and bus... [More]

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202-885-1884
KSB - Development/Alum Rel


Marketing & Communications

Laura Caruso

Laura Caruso

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Web Designer

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202-885-1947
KSB - Mktg and Comm


Laura Herring

Laura Herring

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Web Content Coordinator

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202-885-1957
KSB - Mktg and Comm


Jacqueline Zajac

Jacqueline Zajac

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Director of Strategic Communication

Jackie has served at Kogod for five years. In her current role, she manages the marketing of the Kogod School and its graduate and undergraduate degree programs, including market research, content creation, paid media work, creative direction, and so... [More]

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202-885-1918
KSB - Mktg and Comm


Lara Kline

Lara Kline

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Assistant Dean of Marketing and Strategy

Lara Kline leads the strategic marketing and communications efforts for the Kogod School of Business and serves as a strategic advisor to the Dean on new initiatives and school-wide priorities. She oversees all brand-related matters, web communicatio... [More]

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202-885-1891
KSB - Mktg and Comm


Erin Willcher

Erin Willcher

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Part Time Staff

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202-885-1930
KSB - Mktg and Comm


Technology

 

Adrian Mihailescu

Adrian Mihailescu

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Director of Technology, KSB

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202-885-2114
KSB - Dean's Office


Kogod Tax Center

David Kautter

David Kautter

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Executive in Residence

David Kautter is Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Center and Executive in Residence in the Department of Accounting and Taxation. He joins Kogod following a distinguished career as a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, where he held a number of key techn... [More]

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202-885-6506
KSB - Accounting


Donald Williamson

Donald Williamson

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Professor

Professor Williamson teaches a number of subjects related to taxation, is director of the Masters of Science in Taxation degree program, and serves as executive director of the Kogod Tax Center. He has also served as Adjunct Professor of Law at Ameri... [More]

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202-885-1942
KSB - Accounting


Academic Programs

Derek Hewlett

Derek Hewlett

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Senior Administrative Assistant

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202-885-2741
CAS - Physics


Jolie Roetter

Jolie Roetter

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Director of Global Learning Programs, KSB

Jolie joined the Kogod School of Business in December, 2011. She manages international programs for both graduate and undergraduate students including short term programs, semester, summer and year-long exchange programs. Jolie advises all KSB studen... [More]

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KSB - Acad Progs


Enrollment

 

Judith Byers

Judith Byers

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Director of Admissions, KSB

202-885-1926
KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment


Melissa Chapman

Melissa Chapman

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Assistant Director of Admissions, KSB

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202-885-1901
KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment


Jason Kennedy

Jason Kennedy

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Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, KSB

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202-885-1968
KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment


Christopher Lind

Christopher Lind

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Admissions Coordinator, KSB Academic Programs

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202-885-6068
KSB - Acad Progs - Enrollment


Graduate Programs

Tonya Clonen

Tonya Clonen

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Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Ksb

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202-885-2318
KSB Acad Progs-Undergraduate


Brian McEntee

Brian McEntee

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Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Ksb

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202-885-1909
KSB - Acad Progs - Graduate


Undergraduate Programs

Gregory Bailey

Gregory Bailey

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Academic Advisor

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202-885-1914
KSB - Acad Progs


Jesse Boeding

Jesse Boeding

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Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, KSB

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202-885-1912
KSB - Academic Programs - UG


Chad Nelson

Chad Nelson

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Academic Advisor

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202-885-1864
KSB - Academic Programs - UG


Rene Thomas

Rene Thomas

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Academic Advisor

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202-885-1911
KSB - Academic Programs - UG


Programming & Student Activities

Michelle Doyle

Michelle Doyle

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Associate Director, Programming and Student Activities

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202-885-1931
KSB - Acad Progs - Student Activities


Andrew Toczydlowski

Andrew Toczydlowski

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Assoc Director of Programming & Student Activities, KSB

Before starting in the Kogod School of Business, Andrew was the Coordinator of Governance and Leadership in the University Center & Student Activities. He worked with a variety of student organizations including undergraduate Student Government, the ... [More]

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202-885-1982
KSB - Acad Progs - Student Activities


Kogod Center for Career Development

Andrea Carpenter

Andrea Carpenter

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Career Management Advisor, KSB

Andrea Carpenter joined KCCD as a Career Management Advisor in Spring 2011. Her previous experience includes academic advising for undeclared students at Shippensburg University, career advising for students at Gettysburg College, and career advising... [More]

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202-885-2585
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Jacques Domenge

Jacques Domenge

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Career Management Advisor, KSB

Jacques Domenge has been a Career Management Advisor at the Kogod Center for Career Development since January of 2009. Before coming to American University, Jacques was the Career Services Manager in the DC office of Boston University's Center for Di... [More]

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202-885-1989
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Arlene Hill

Arlene Hill

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Director, Kogod Center for Career Development

Arlene Hill has been at American University since June 2009. Throughout her 14 years in academia, she has educated undergraduate and graduate students on lifelong career management skills at Georgetown University, Indiana University, Bowling Green St... [More]

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202-885-1939
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Annie Matanin

Annie Matanin

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Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Annie Matanin joined the Kogod Center for Career Development (KCCD) in February 2009 as the Manager of Corporate Relations. In this role she focuses on cultivating and building strategic relationships with employers and alumni. Serving as a liaison b... [More]

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202-885-1782
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer Murphy

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Associate Director, Career Education Advising

Jennifer serves as the Associate Director of Career Management for the Kogod School of Business. She has several years experience in the counseling field, specifically in higher education. Jennifer's primary focus is counseling and coaching MBA/MS st... [More]

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202-885-1960
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


John O'Neill

John O'Neill

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Career Management Advisor

John joined KCCD in August 2010 as a graduate assistant and transitioned to the Career Management Advisor role in Spring 2011. In this role he serves undergraduate students by supporting their career exploration, employment and internship searches, a... [More]

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202-885-3697
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Kial Smith

Kial Smith

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Operations & Technology Coordinator

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202-885-1984
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Wim Taylor

Wim Taylor

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Associate Director, Employer Recruitment Svcs

Wim Taylor joined the Kogod Center for Career Development in September 2011 as the Associate Director of Employer Relations. His role is to engage employers and students through on campus recruitment and signature events which include career fairs an... [More]

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202-885-1196
KSB - Ctr for Career Devel


Kogod Faculty Department Chairs

Gopal Krishnan

Gopal Krishnan

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Professor

Gopal Krishnan is the Chair of the Department of Accounting and Taxation at the Kogod School. Before joining AU, Professor Krishnan held the Perella Chair in Accounting at Lehigh University and the Northern Chapter of the Virginia Society of Certifie... [More]

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202-885-6460
KSB - Accounting


Frank DuBois

Frank DuBois

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Associate Professor

Professor DuBois is Associate Professor of International Business and Chair of the International Business Department. His research focus is in global supply chain management, customs facilitation, country of origin impacts and industrial cluster theo... [More]

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202-885-1967
KSB - International Business


J. Alberto Espinosa

J. Alberto Espinosa

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Professor

Dr. Espinosa is the Chair of the Information Technology Department, a Professor of Information Technology and a Kogod Research Professor. His research focuses on coordination and performance in global technical projects that span multipe global bound... [More]

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202-885-1958
KSB - Information Technology


Barbara Bird

Barbara Bird

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Professor

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]

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202-885-1924
KSB - Management


Robert Hauswald

Robert Hauswald

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Associate Professor

Robert Hauswald received his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 1995 and also holds M.S. degrees in Mathematics (Stanford) and Economics (London School of Economics). Before joining Kogod, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Kelle... [More]

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202-885-1996
KSB - Finance and Real Estate


Anusree Mitra

Anusree Mitra

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Associate Professor

Professor Mitra teaches marketing management, consumer behavior, and marketing research. Her research focuses on consumer perceptions of marketing information such as advertising, nutritional labeling, and other mandatory disclosures, and their publi... [More]

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202-885-1975
KSB - Marketing