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Vice President and Leadership Team | Department Directors | Campus Life Staff

Vice President of Campus Life Leadership Team

Gail Hanson

Gail Hanson

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VP for Campus Life

Gail Short Hanson has been at AU since July 1997. She provides senior executive leadership for 15 departments organized into two teams: the Student Learning Development Team and the Intercultural Team. Dr. Hanson has spent more than 35 years in highe... [More]

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VP of Campus Life, Office of


Lisa Leone Boms

Lisa Leone Boms

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Special Assistant to the Vice President

Lisa Leone Boms joined the Office of Campus Life in July 2013 as the Special Assistant to the Vice President. She previously worked for AU in the University Communications & Marketing division. Lisa has a background in writing, editing, and digital c... [More]

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202-885-3499
Campus Life


Fanta Aw

Fanta Aw

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Assistant VP of Campus Life

Dr. Fanta Aw is Assistant Vice President of Campus Life and Hurst Senior Professorial Lecturer in the School of International Service in Washington D.C. Dr. Aw oversees all administrative, programmatic and personnel operations related to Internationa... [More]

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202-885-3357
Campus Life


Christopher Moody

Christopher Moody

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Assistant Vice President for Housing & Dining Programs

Chris Moody has served as the Assistant Vice President of Housing and Dining Programs at American University in Washington, D.C. since February 2007. Previously, he was the Associate Director for Guest and Visitor Services from 2005-2007 and Assistan... [More]

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202-885-3370
Housing and Dining Programs


Robert Hradsky

Robert Hradsky

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Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students

Robert Hradsky, Ed.D., is Assistant Vice President of Campus Life, Dean of Students, and Title IX Coordinator at American University where he oversees the Office of Campus Life’s student learning and development team including the Academic Support an... [More]

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Dean of Students


Sally Swanson

Sally Swanson

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Director of Administration & Budget

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VP of Campus Life, Office of


Office of Campus Life Department Directors

Kimberly Araya

Kimberly Araya

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Director, University Conferences & Guest Services

Kim Araya joined American University Housing & Dining Program in January 2014. Prior to Kim's coming to American University she spent 12.5 years at The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities--10.5 years she served as the Assistant Director of Housing & ... [More]

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202-885-2623
Housing and Dining Programs


Senem Bakar

Senem Bakar

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Director, International Student & Scholar Services

With over 20 years of experience in International Education and Exchange, Senem is directing the office to ensure availability of superb services and programs for international students and scholars and provides expertise to other university offices ... [More]

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202-885-3352
Intl Student Scholar Services


Sara Bendoraitis

Sara Bendoraitis

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Director, Programming, Outreach & Advocacy

Sara started at American University in 2007 as the Director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center and in 2011, became the Director of Programming, Outreach, and Advocacy for the Center for Diversity & Inclusion. As Dir... [More]

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202-885-3346
Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion


Traci Callandrillo

Traci Callandrillo

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Director of Counseling Center

Dr. Traci Callandrillo is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. Before coming to AU, Dr. Callandrillo was the Assistant Director for Clinical Services at the University of Texas at Austin. She has maintained her professional involvemen... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Marcy Campos

Marcy Campos

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Director, Center for Community Engagement & Service

Marcy Fink Campos joined AU’s Center for Community Engagement & Service in 2004. As Director, she oversees all office programs and serves as the liaison to the Office of Campus Life, Academic Affairs, and to other campuses involved in community-based... [More]

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202-885-1551
Ctr for Community Engmnt & Svc


Deborah DeMille-Wagman

Deborah DeMille-Wagman

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Director, Academic & Disability Support

Deborah DeMille-Wagman joined the staff at the Academic Support and Access Center in October 2005. Working as a part-time academic support counselor is a second career for her. Previously, DeMille-Wagman was a lawyer in the field of court administrat... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Joseph Eldridge

Joseph Eldridge

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University Chaplain and Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Joe Eldridge has spent more than twenty-five years working in the public policy arena as an advocate and analyst on international human rights and humanitarian issues. In 1991 he established the Washington Office of the Lawyers Committee for Human Ri... [More]

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202-885-3336
Kay Spiritual Life Center


Michael Elmore

Michael Elmore

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Senior Director, University Center & Student Activities

Mike has over twenty-five years of collaborative leadership and management experience as a university center/student activities administrator at both public and private four-year campuses. Mike’s previous experience includes the positions of Director... [More]



Lisa Freeman

Lisa Freeman

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Director of Residence Life

Lisa joined Housing and Dining Programs at American University in June 2014. Prior to joining the HDP team, she worked at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an Assistant Director in Housing and Residential Education. As Director of Re... [More]

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Housing and Dining Programs


Dominic Greene

Dominic Greene

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Director of Student Activities

Dominic is the Director of Student Activities in the University Center. He joined OCL from Northwestern University in the Chicago suburbs where he worked for almost 8 years in student affairs. He previously worked at the University of Washington and ... [More]

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202-885-3398
Univ Cntr & Student Activities


Chad Ladue

Chad Ladue

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Director of Operations & Administration

Chad is originally from New Hampshire and moved to D.C. in 1995 as a sophomore transfer student, after completing a four year tour of duty as a Marine Infantryman. Chad completed his AU undergraduate studies in Economic Theory in 1998 while working f... [More]

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Housing and Dining Programs


David Reitman

David Reitman

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Medical Director

Dr. David Reitman serves as the Medical Director for the Student Health Center. In this capacity, he oversees all clinical services provided to American University students. In addition to his leadership role at the Student Health Center, Dr. Reitman... [More]

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202-885-3958
Student Health Center


Susan Rood

Susan Rood

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Senior Director, Academic Support & Access

Susie Rood is the Senior Director of Academic Support and Access Center at American University in Washington, DC. She provides executive leadership for 4 departments that support student learning, accommodations, and access to university services and... [More]

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Academic Support and Access Center


Tiffany Speaks

Tiffany Speaks

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Senior Director, Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Tiffany Speaks joined American University in June 2007 and was promoted to Senior Director of the Center for Diversity & Inclusion in 2012. Known as "CDI" this new university department received a 2013 Innovation Award, recognizing “exceptional achie... [More]

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Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion


Tessa Telly

Tessa Telly

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Director, Wellness Center

Tessa is a proud AU alum! She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Health Promotion Management (minor in Health Communication) from American University in 1997 and 2001 (respectively). During her time at AU, she was actively involved in th... [More]

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202-885-3255
Wellness Center


Marianne Huger Thomson

Marianne Huger Thomson

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Associate Dean of Students

Marianne Huger Thomson serves as the Associate Dean for Orientation, Transition and Retention. In this role, Dr. Thomson oversees new student programming including Eagle Summit, Discover DC, Transfer Transitions, and extended-year transition programs... [More]

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202-885-3371
Dean of Students


Office of Campus Life Staff

Robin Adams

Robin Adams

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Assistant Director, Center Community Engagement & Service

Robin Adams is the Assistant Director for Center for Community Engagement & Service. She also serves as Director for the DC Reads program. Robin has lived and worked in Washington D.C. over 15 years. She has had a long standing career in both the non... [More]

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202-885-7323
Ctr for Community Engmnt & Svc


Emily Artalejo

Emily Artalejo

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Assistant to the Senior Director, UC/SA

Emily is a 2014 graduate of St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas. She attended the Washington Semester Program as an undergraduate and is now pursuing her Masters in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at the AU School of International... [More]

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202-885-3296
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Sophia Benedicktus

Sophia Benedicktus

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Associate Director, Residential Facilities

Sophia Benedicktus has worked with Housing & Dining Programs since August of 2009. Prior to her arrival at AU, Sophia worked at Simmons College in Boston managing their residence campus operations. Her experience includes facilities operations, facil... [More]

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202-885-3311
Housing and Dining Programs


Caitlin Bjellquist

Caitlin Bjellquist

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Assistant Director of Training and Leadership Development



Patrick Bradley

Patrick Bradley

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Web Communications Coordinator

A member of the OCL staff since 2011, Patrick coordinates the division’s online content and tells its stories through the web. He brings a diverse writing perspective to AU, having studied and worked in places including Spain, Argentina, England and ... [More]

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202-885-3473
Campus Life


Matthew Bruno

Matthew Bruno

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Coordinator, LGBTQ Programming

Matt started at American University in April 2009 as the Program Coordinator of the GLBTA Resource Center and later transitioned into their current role as Coordinator of LGBTQ Programming in the Center for Diversity & Inclusion. Before American Un... [More]

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202-885-3346
Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion


Ana Buenaventura

Ana Buenaventura

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Staff Clinician

Dr. Ana Buenaventura is a licensed clinical psychologist in the District of Columbia. She received her master's and doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University. In addition, she received a graduate certificate in Interna... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Nakeesha Ceran

Nakeesha Ceran

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Interim Asst. Director, Administration & One Card

Keesha Ceran is currently serving as the Assistant Director of Administration & One Card Programs for Housing & Dining Programs. Keesha has served as the Resident Director for Letts, Clark and Roper Halls, which house first-year and upperclass comm... [More]

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202-885-2665
Housing and Dining Programs


Keum-Hyeong Choi

Keum-Hyeong Choi

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Staff Cliniclian

Dr. Keum-Hyeong Choi is a licensed clinical psychologist in District of Columbia and Maryland. She practices her clinical work primarily within the developmental perspectives and integrative therapeutic approaches. Her special interests include attac... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Dong Jun Choi

Dong Jun Choi

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Advisor for Immigration Services & Compliance

Dong Jun joined the International Student & Scholar Services at American University in 2014. Before coming to AU, Dong Jun was an associate attorney at an intellectual property law firm providing clients with effective strategies to respond to newly ... [More]

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202-885-3522
Int'l Student and Scholar Svcs


Meghan Cohen

Meghan Cohen

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Health & Wellness Education Coordinator

Meghan serves as the Health & Wellness Education Coordinator in the Wellness Center. She helps oversee the Wellness Crew and the Cabana Crew, who are a group of undergraduate students that provide outreach and education to the campus community on wel... [More]

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202-885-3384
Wellness Center


Edythe-Anne Cook

Edythe-Anne Cook

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Associate Director for Administrative Services

Edythe Cook is originally from Tuckerton, NJ and has lived in the Washington, DC area since 1998. As a student at AU Edythe was very active in the DC Reads Program, was an FSE Leader and Coordinator, and served as a Resident Assistant and a Desk Rece... [More]

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202-885-3201
Student Health Center


Emily Crowe

Emily Crowe

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Assistant Director, Student Media

Adell Crowe joined the OCL staff in October '11. She was previously an SOC staffer after spending 30 years at Gannett Co. Inc. first as a reporter at The Tennessean in Nashville and later at USA TODAY where she was Standards and Development Editor. S... [More]

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202-885-3395
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Sean Cullinane

Sean Cullinane

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Financial Administrator

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202-885-2669
Housing and Dining Programs


Daniel Dehollander

Daniel Dehollander

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Resident Director

Daniel is originally from Western New York, and he joined the Residential Education team in 2013. Prior to coming to American University, Daniel worked with outreach programs and fraternities and sororities at the University of Arizona (UA). As the R... [More]

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202-885-3370
Housing and Dining Programs


Caroline DeLeon

Caroline DeLeon

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Coordinator, Multicultural & First Generation Programming

Caroline DeLeon joined AU in fall 2011 and has enjoyed every second of working with AU's multicultural community as well as first-generation college student trailblazers. Under her portfolio, Caroline manages educational programming, outreach and adv... [More]

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202-885-3652
Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion


Deborah DeMille-Wagman

Deborah DeMille-Wagman

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Director, Academic & Disability Support

Deborah DeMille-Wagman joined the staff at the Academic Support and Access Center in October 2005. Working as a part-time academic support counselor is a second career for her. Previously, DeMille-Wagman was a lawyer in the field of court administrat... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Kerry Diekmann

Kerry Diekmann

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Coordinator, Women's & Gender Programming

Kerry Diekmann joined the Center for Diversity & Inclusion in October 2012. Working from a feminist and social justice lens, Kerry coordinates programming that focuses on a variety of topics around gender, women’s equality, and men and masculinity. I... [More]

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202-885-3959
Cntr for Diversity & Inclusion


Tracy Dillard

Tracy Dillard

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Assistant to the Dean of Students

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202-885-3300
Dean of Students


Michelle Espinosa

Michelle Espinosa

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Associate Dean of Students

Michelle joined the AU community as the Associate Dean of Students in August, 2010. Prior to joining AU, Michelle served as the Director of Student Judicial Affairs at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. While being part of "Big Oran... [More]

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202-885-3319
Dean of Students


Ira Fabri

Ira Fabri

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Learning Resources Coordinator

Ira Fabri holds an MA in International Communications, with a concentration in Global Media Studies, from AU's School of International Service. She also holds a Master's degree in foreign languages and literatures from the University of Torino, Italy... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Mikaela Falwell

Mikaela Falwell

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Resident Director-Anderson

Mikaela joined the American University Housing & Dining Programs team as a Resident Director in July 2014. Prior to becoming a professional Eagle, Mikaela worked at the University of Arizona as a full-time Resident Director. She has worked in residen... [More]

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202-885-1348
Housing and Dining Programs


Darcy Frailey

Darcy Frailey

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Assistant Director, Facilities & Event Services

Born and raised in Middletown, PA, Darcy joined the University Center & Student Activities Office in the summer of 2013. He received his Bachelors of Science, Business Administration degree in Management Information Systems from Shippensburg Universi... [More]

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202-885-3948
University Center and Student Activities


Desiree Francis

Desiree Francis

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Advanced Practice Clinician

Desiree Francis is a board-certified Physician Assistant who joined the AU Student Health Center staff February 2015. She is originally from Toronto, Canada, however grew up in Silver Spring, MD. She attended Howard University where she received her ... [More]

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202-885-3466
Student Health Center


Jake Frasier

Jake Frasier

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Resident Director - Cassell/Nebraska

Jake Frasier is the Resident Director for AU's suite and apartment style upperclass communities, Cassell and Nebraska Halls. Jake joined American University's Housing and Dining Programs team in June 2014. Prior to coming to AU, Jake served as a Grad... [More]

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202-885-1371
Housing and Dining Programs


Katrina Fults

Katrina Fults

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Resident Director - Cassell/Nebraska

Katie Fults is the RD for Cassell and Nebraska Halls, which house sophomores and upper-class communities. Katie joined Housing and Dining Programs at American University in June of 2013 after completing her Masters in Student Affair Administration ar... [More]

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202-885-6844
Housing and Dining Programs


Sasha Gamburg

Sasha Gamburg

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Asst Director of Operations: Assignments & Dining Programs

Sasha Gamburg joined American University's Housing and Dining Programs team June 2012. Prior to coming to AU, she served as the Assistant Director for Residence Life at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Before moving to Chester, Sasha live... [More]

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202-885-2634
Housing and Dining Programs


Esther Gavilan

Esther Gavilan

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Assistant Director, University Event Scheduling

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202-885-3935
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Christine Gettings

Christine Gettings

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Asst Director, Kay Spiritual Life Ctr

Christine Gettings is the Assistant Director in the Kay Spiritual Life Center and coordinates the interfaith community, as well as the Center's educational programs, including the signature Table Talk Lunch Series and Human Rights Defender Series. Sh... [More]

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202-885-3321
Kay Spiritual Life Center


Chemayn Gray

Chemayn Gray

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Assistant to the Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Chemayn is a native Washingtonian. Prior to working in International Student and Scholar Services, Chemayn was an account specialist in the Payroll Office at AU.

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202-885-3355
Intl Student Scholar Services


Jason Hacker

Jason Hacker

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Staff Clinician

Dr. Jason Hacker received his doctorate in counseling psychology from Loyola University Chicago. He currently works as a Staff Clinician at American University Counseling Center where he provides individual and group psychotherapy using an integrativ... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Calvin Haney

Calvin Haney

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Associate Director, Leadership Development

I currently serve as an Associate Director for Leadership Development for University Center & Student Activities. I am responsible for the development of leadership development curricula and programs for student clubs and organizations that support l... [More]

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202-885-3392
University Center and Student Activities


Ritanch Hans

Ritanch Hans

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Financial Administrator

Ritanch graduated from the School of International Service here at American University in May of 2013. During his time as a student, he interned at various places including: the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), National Par... [More]

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202-885-3397
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Tavia Harper

Tavia Harper

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Tavia, a native Washingtonian, came to AU via Select Staffing Temporary Agency in early 2000. Tavia started as an Administrative Assistant in the former “Center for Psychological and Learning Services” and is currently the Sr. Administrative Assistan... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Amanda Harrison

Amanda Harrison

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Accommodations Coordinator

Amanda Harrison joined the ASAC in fall of 2010. Amanda serves as an Accommodations Coordinator, helping students with disabilities access and participate in the AU community. She is also a doctoral student at American, studying European history.

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202-885-3483
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Robert Howard

Robert Howard

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Community Coordinator

Bobby joined American University in the summer of 2010 after graduating from Towson University. He is currently one of two Community Coordinators in charge of AU's Berkshire Apartments. Bobby is pursuing his Masters in Higher Education Administration... [More]

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202-885-3370
Housing and Dining Programs


Fatmira Hoxha

Fatmira Hoxha

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Assistant Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Mira brings over 18 years of professional experience in higher education including 10 years with American University. Functioning as Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternative Responsible Officer (ARO), her responsibilities include creating imm... [More]

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202-885-3353
Intl Student Scholar Services


Clifton Johnson

Clifton Johnson

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Associate Director, Facilities & Event Services

Born and raised in North Carolina, Clifton relocated to Washington D.C. during the summer of 2011. Before coming to American he worked as the Assistant Director of Campus Center Operations—Facilities and Conferences at Elon for 4 years. In his role h... [More]

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202-885-3938
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Sydney Johnson

Sydney Johnson

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Part Time Staff

Sydney Johnson is a new addition to the Housing and Dining Programs staff. She currently serves as the Assistant Resident Director of McDowell and Leonard Halls. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Black World Studies from Miami University in Ohio

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Housing and Dining Programs


Katie Junot

Katie Junot

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Coordinator, Program Initiatives

Originally from New Port Richey, FL, Katie joined the University Center & Student Activities office in October 2012. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Social Science Education from Florida State University. After leaving her beloved FSU... [More]

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202-885-3393
University Center and Student Activities


Kelli Karacki

Kelli Karacki

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Advanced Practice Clinician

Kelli was raised in Houston, Texas and Moscow, Idaho. She worked as a student athletic trainer at the University of Texas while earning her degree in Kinesiology. After graduating she worked as an athletic trainer at the University of Washington. In ... [More]

202-885-3380
Student Health Center


Jennifer Baron Knowles

Jennifer Baron Knowles

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Manager, Disability Services

Jennifer serves as the Manager of Disability Services in the Academic Support and Access Center. Previously at AU, she served as the Coordinator for Disability Support Services and as a Resident Director for all first-year students. Before working at... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Elizabeth Krauss

Elizabeth Krauss

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Advanced Practice Clinician

Elizabeth is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and Washington, D.C. native. She began her nursing career as a labor and delivery nurse at Washington Hospital Center in 2002. Since completing her NP training in 2008, she has worked in a vari... [More]

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202-885-3380
Student Health Center


Brian Lee

Brian Lee

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Counselor

Brian Lee joined the Academic Support Center in August 2009. Prior to American, Brian worked at a number of colleges and universities providing academic, therapeutic, and multicultural support to college students. Brian enjoys music, photography, sci... [More]

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Academic Support & Access Cntr


Kay S. Lewis

Kay S. Lewis

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Assistant Director, Conference Marketing & Sales

Kay Lewis joined the Housing & Dining Programs-University Conference and Guest Services’ team in June of 2014. Prior to her arrival at AU, Kay served as the Assistant Director for Conference & Event Services at Duke University, where she worked speci... [More]

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Housing and Dining Programs


Alisa Louther

Alisa Louther

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Assistive Technology Specialist

Alisa Louther joined American University in April 2015 as the Assistive Technology Specialist in the Academic Support and Access Center. Alisa is open to helping students, staff and faculty learn about Universal Design, and technology AU provides. Sh... [More]

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Academic Support and Access Center


Tess Mabry

Tess Mabry

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Conference Operations Coordinator

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202-885-2598
Housing and Dining Programs


Amanda Rahimi

Amanda Rahimi

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Assistant Director for Training

Dr. Amanda Rahimi is a licensed clinical psychologist in the District of Columbia, providing both individual and group counseling to AU students. Her special interests in this work include women’s mental health issues, cultural identity development, ... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Nancy Martin

Nancy Martin

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Conference & Events Coordinator

Nancy Martin has been working with summer conference and events for the past 6 years. Nancy joined the Housing & Dining Programs team in 2010 as the Conference and Events Coordinator, after 4 years as a Conference Marketing Specialist with the Univer... [More]

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202-885-3370
Housing and Dining Programs


Linda Mass

Linda Mass

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Senior Counselor

Linda Mass joined the counseling staff of the Academic Support Center in the fall of 1987. Her field of expertise is the impact of learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on the social, emotional, and academic development o... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Holly McAloney

Holly McAloney

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Dining Programs Coordinator

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202-885-2705
Housing and Dining Programs


Cathy McDonald

Cathy McDonald

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Coordinator, Operations & Administration

Cathy McDonald came to AU and the Academic Support Center in the summer of 2003, having worked previously in undergraduate admissions at another university. McDonald is committed to the mission of the ASAC and enjoys working collaboratively to provid... [More]

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202-885-3369
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Marlena McKnight

Marlena McKnight

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Assistant Director, Student Success & Retention

Dr. Marlena [Reese] McKnight serves as Assistant Director of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, Dr. McKnight is responsible for the research, data analysis and coordination of programs, services and proactive initiatives to positiv... [More]

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202.885.3650
Center for Diversity and Inclusion


Christina Medico

Christina Medico

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Operations Administrator

Christina Medico joined Housing and Dining Programs in May 2012 after graduating from the School of Public Affairs. Prior to her role as the Operations Administrator, Christina was the Off-Campus & Guest Housing Coordinator where she served on the Un... [More]

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202-885-2649
Housing and Dining Programs


Meaghan Molineaux

Meaghan Molineaux

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Counselor

Meaghan joined the staff of the Academic Support and Access Center in the spring of 2014. Meaghan has a background in providing academic and social support to students with disabilities. She has previously worked in both disability support and counse... [More]

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Academic Support & Access Cntr


Alison Nagy

Alison Nagy

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Advisor for Immigration Services & Compliance

Alison is an Immigration and Compliance Advisor in the International Student and Scholars Services office. She joined the ISSS team in summer of 2014, after having previously worked on-campus in the AU Abroad-Abroad at AU office with incoming interna... [More]

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202-885-3458
Int'l Student & Scholar Svcs


Faosat Ogbara

Faosat Ogbara

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Patient Service Representative

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202-885-3380
Student Health Center


Michael O'Heron

Michael O'Heron

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Staff Clinician

Dr. O’Heron is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. He currently works at the AU Counseling Center where he provides individual and group counseling services, crisis intervention services, and outreach/consultation services. Prior to ... [More]

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202-885-3500
Counseling Center


Nicole Orphanides

Nicole Orphanides

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Nicole Orphanides joined the staff in 2012 and currently serves the needs of students by connecting them with the academic support resources available at the university. Nicole earned a Bachelor of Arts from the American University in History and a M... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Sharyl Pattillo

Sharyl Pattillo

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Counselor

Shari Pattillo is the counselor for international students in the Academic Support and Access Center. She has a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland, and an M.A. in TESOL from American University. Before coming to the Academic Support... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Jawee Perla

Jawee Perla

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Senior International Student Advisor, International Student & Scholar Services

Eugenio (Jawee) joined the International Student & Scholar Services and American University in 2011. He provides language assessment and support, advises students on their academic progress, cultural adjustment, and F-1/J-1 immigration. Before coming... [More]

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202-885-3358
Intl Student Scholar Services


Jaime Poynter

Jaime Poynter

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Residence Education Coordinator

Jaime Poynter began working as the Residential Education Coordinator at American University in June of 2013. Prior to coming to American University, Jaime worked as an Advisor for Student Entertainment Events at the University of Maryland, College Pa... [More]

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202-885-2970
Housing and Dining Programs


Amelia Raths

Amelia Raths

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Facilities Coordinator

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202-885-3706
Housing and Dining Programs


Diana Reconco

Diana Reconco

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Administrative Coordinator

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202-885-3216
Student Health Center


Shilah Richardson

Shilah Richardson

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Assistant Counselor-Student Athletes

Shilah joined the Academic Support & Access Center staff in August 2014 as the Assistant Counselor for Student-Athletes. Prior to AU Shilah received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a minor in coaching and masters in Higher Educa... [More]

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Academic Support and Access Center


Hillary Roviaro

Hillary Roviaro

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Resident Director-Hughes

Hillary Roviaro is the Resident Director for Hughes Hall, which is home to the Honors and Scholars Community. Hillary joined Housing and Dining Programs at American University in July of 2013 after earning her MS in Student Affairs in Higher Educatio... [More]

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202-885-2673
Housing and Dining Programs


Ashley Rozendaal

Ashley Rozendaal

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Academic & Life Skills Counselor for Student Athletes

Ashley joined the Academic Support and Access Center staff as the Academic and Life Skills Counselor for Student-Athletes in August 2011. She joined AU in 2007, where she first served as the Faculty Coordinator in the School of Communication. In May ... [More]

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202-885-3185
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Garrett Schlichte

Garrett Schlichte

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Coordinator of Orientation, Transition & Retention

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Dean of Students


Nicole Schoeb

Nicole Schoeb

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Accommodations Coordinator

Nicole joined the Office of Campus Life in November 2009. Nicole supports the community as an Accommodations Coordinator in the Academic Support and Access Center, and previously held the position of Assistant to the Director of Disability Support Se... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Tya Scott

Tya Scott

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Coordinator, Scheduling & Event Services

Tya Scott joined the UCSA team in October 2014 and serves as the core scheduler of the University Center by handling the logistical needs of both outdoor and University Center footprint spaces. Prior to assuming this role, Tya worked for the departme... [More]

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202-885-3937
Univ Center & Stu Activities


Heidi Sequeira

Heidi Sequeira

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Advanced Practice Clinician

Heidi Sequeira joined the Student Health Center in January of 2015. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and is originally from NW North Dakota. Heidi began her career in 2003 as an intensive care nurse. She earned her Nurse Practitione... [More]

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Student Health Center


Annalise Setorie

Annalise Setorie

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Coordinator, Student Activities

Raised on the beautiful island of St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, Annalise Setorie decided to move to Philadelphia to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health at Temple University. After graduation, she traveled to Fayetteville, AR, where s... [More]

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University Center and Student Activities


Marsha Shaw

Marsha Shaw

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Operations Administrator

Marsha, a native Washingtonian, began working in the former “Center for Psychological and Learning Services” here 1996 after managing a private mental health partnership in downtown Washington for 17 years.

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202-885-3561
Counseling Center


Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith

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Academic Counselor

Shannon joined the CAS Academic Counseling staff in the summer of 2015. As an academic counselor, he works with students majoring or intending to major in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Anthropology, and Health Promotions. He also advi... [More]



Ethan Starkey

Ethan Starkey

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Resident Director, University College/Anderson

Ethan Starkey has been working at AU since June of 2014. He currently holds a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunications from Bowling Green State University, and a Master of Science in Higher Education from Florida International University. Ethan has wor... [More]

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202-885-1385
Housing and Dining Programs


Blake Stok

Blake Stok

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Originally from California, where he earned is bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California Santa Barbara (Go Gauchos!). Blake joined the American University staff in the Summer of 2014. Prior to joining he was working as ... [More]

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202-885-3328
AU - SCCRS


Shoshanna Sumka

Shoshanna Sumka

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Assistant Director, Global Learning & Leadership

Shoshanna Sumka joined the Center for Community Engagement and Service in the summer of 2005. As the Assistant Director for Global Learning and Leadership, her primary responsibility is overseeing the Alternative Break program and other international... [More]

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202-885-2684
Ctr for Community Engmnt & Svc


Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg

Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg

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Coordinator, Learning Services Program

Nancy Sydnor-Greenberg has been Coordinator of the Learning Services Program in the Academic Support and Access Center since the fall of 2005. Prior to joining AU, she worked as a free-lance writer for national advocacy organizations, covering nation... [More]

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202-885-3360
Academic Support & Access Cntr


Kristina Thompson

Kristina Thompson

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Associate Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Kristina is the Associate Director in the International Student and Scholar Services office, where she has worked since 1999 when she came to AU as a Master’s student in the International Training and Education Program. In her work at American Univer... [More]

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202-885-3351
Intl Student Scholar Services


Marianne Huger Thomson

Marianne Huger Thomson

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Associate Dean of Students

Marianne Huger Thomson serves as the Associate Dean for Orientation, Transition and Retention. In this role, Dr. Thomson oversees new student programming including Eagle Summit, Discover DC, Transfer Transitions, and extended-year transition programs... [More]

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202-885-3371
Dean of Students


Kaitlin Tolzman

Kaitlin Tolzman

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Registered Nurse

Kaitlin Tolzman is a Registered Nurse from Annapolis, Maryland. She joined the Student Health Center staff in September 2012. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salisbury University and a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Prom... [More]

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202-885-3380
Student Health Center


Nadia Trowers

Nadia Trowers

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Executive Assistant

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202-885-3308
Campus Life


Maylin Wallace

Maylin Wallace

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Patient Service Representative

Maylin is originally from the Philippines. Before moving to America Maylin worked at an international commercial shipping company and a manufacturing company. Maylin's administrative skills include customer service and budgeting. Maylin earned a B.S.... [More]

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202-885-3565
Student Health Center


Ashley Wallace

Ashley Wallace

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Coordinator, Event Scheduling

Ashley relocated to Washington D.C. during the fall of 2014, from Bloomfield, Connecticut. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in English from the University of Connecticut with the aspiration of one day becoming a High School English Teacher. ... [More]

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202-885-3936
University Center and Student Activities


Michael Wargo

Michael Wargo

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Campus Life Technology Coordinator

Michael Wargo joined the Office of Campus Life as their Technology Coordinator in June 2013. He previously worked for the School of Communication as their Online Content Manager. He is an AU SOC alum, graduating with his MA in Broadcast Journalism in... [More]

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202-885-3487
Campus Life


Toussaint Webster

Toussaint Webster

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Community Coordinator

In addition to serving AU as Community Coordinator in the Berkshires, Toussaint is pursuing his Master of Arts degree in International Development at AU’s School of International Service. Toussaint joined Housing and Dining Programs in January of 201... [More]

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202-885-3370
Housing and Dining Programs


Lindsay Whipple

Lindsay Whipple

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Assistant Director of Learning Communities & Assessment

Lindsay joined Housing and Dining Programs at American University in July of 2011. Before coming to AU, Lindsay lived in St. Paul, Minnesota where she worked in Residential Life at Macalester College. She completed her Master's degree in Leadership i... [More]

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202-885-1345
Housing and Dining Programs


Anna Whiston

Anna Whiston

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Counselor, Learning Services Program



Angel White

Angel White

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Part Time Staff

Angel White is the Assistant Resident Director for AU's suite and apartment style upperclass communities, Cassell and Nebraska Halls. Angel joined American University's Housing and Dining Programs team in July 2015. Prior to coming to AU, Angel serve... [More]



Jaris Williams

Jaris Williams

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Case Manager

Jaris is originally from Youngstown OH, and serves as the Case Manager in the Office of the Dean of Students. His previous work experience includes working as a Residence Director at Syracuse University in NY and most recently serving as the Director... [More]

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202-885-3301
Dean of Students


Leota Wilson

Leota Wilson

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Resident Director

Leota Wilson is the Resident Director for McDowell and Leonard Halls. Prior to joining AU’s Residential Education team in 2014, Leota worked as the Assistant Hall Director at the University of Tennessee while earning her Master’s degree in College St... [More]

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Housing and Dining Programs


Juliann Winn

Juliann Winn

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Associate Director, Learning Resources

Juliann joined the Academic Support and Access Center team in June of 2015. Specializing in academic support and retention initiatives, she leads the Learning Resources team in offering academic skills support, tutoring, and supplemental instruction... [More]

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202-885-3339
Academic Support and Access Center


Roy Wrampelmeier

Roy Wrampelmeier

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Coordinator, Information Service & AV

Born in Fort Worth and raised in Amarillo Texas, Roy Coleman Wrampelmeier went north to Minnesota to attend Carleton College, earning a degree in Political Science and working briefly on political campaigns in the state. After graduation, Cole moved ... [More]

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Univ Center & Stu Activities


Seth Yates

Seth Yates

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Residential Services Coordinator

Seth first joined the Housing and Dining Programs team in his 2nd year as an AU undergraduate, working as an RA in Leonard Hall. He continued to serve in various student staff roles each semester until his graduation in 2014, when he took his first f... [More]

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202-885-6874
Housing and Dining Programs


Sara Yzaguirre

Sara Yzaguirre

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Coordinator for Victim Advocacy Services

Sara Yzaguirre joined American University in November of 2014. Born and raised in the DC-Metro area, Sara is a proud product of the Arlington County public school system. Sara received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia, where she f... [More]

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202-885-3382
Wellness Center