James Gilbert

Director of Academic Advising
School of International Service

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Graduate Advising Coordinator, SIS
    Graduate Academic Advisor, SIS
    Academic Affairs Coordinator, SIS
  • Jim came to American University in July 2001, when he worked in the SIS Dean’s Office. He transitioned into academic advising in 2002 and became the Director of Academic Advising in August 2008. He previously worked in residence life at Catholic University and Trinity College and has been working with students in various capacities since 1994. Jim is also a published poet and has travelled to Australia, Tunisia, Italy, the Bahamas, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Canada and Iceland. Jim is also an advanced PhD. candidate at Catholic University, where he is researching and writing a doctoral dissertation on late medieval Calais.
  • Degrees

    MA, English, University of Southwestern Louisiana, BA, English/History, Trinity College
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    Batelle-Tompkins Atrium

    Favorite Place in Washington DC:

    Eastern Market

    Book Currently Reading:

    The Elephants of Style

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