Senior Grant and Contract Manager
Office of Sponsored Programs
Jan Idyll is the Senior Grant and Contract Manager serving faculty in several departments in The College of Arts and Sciences, including the departments of Anthropology, Art, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy and Religion. She provides preaward services for all sponsored research activities in these departments. Jan has been at American University for over 26 years, all of which have been in OSP. Before joining AU in 1987, she spent 12 years with a DC consulting firm where she served in various capacities, including Project Director, of a National Head Start contract under the Administration for Children, Youth and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. In addition to her responsibilities in OSP, Jan has an Adjunct Faculty appointment in the School of Education, where she teaches an undergraduate class for adults returning to college to earn a bachelor’s degree.
B.S., Child Development/Florida State University, 1969; M.S.Ed, Educational Administration/Wheelock College, Boston, MA, 1974; Ed.D, Counseling in Higher Education/American University, 1994
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