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Michael W. Giese with his son, Kent W. Giese, June 16, 2012. Photo by Danielle T. Giese.

Michael Giese

Associate Registrar, Catalog & Curriculum Office of University Registrar

A two-time graduate of American University (M.A., History, 2000; Ph.D., History, 2008), Michael Giese is the Assistant Registrar: Catalog. After earning a B.A. with a double major in History and American Studies from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Michael came to American University as a graduate student in the fall of 1997. Building on a lifelong interest in conservation and environmentalism, Michael's historical research has centered on the federal government and wildlife protection, and his dissertation was entitled "A Federal Foundation for Wildlife Conservation: A History of the National Wildlife Refuge System, 1920-1968." Michael became a staff member with the Office of the University Registrar in May 2008.


B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County; M.A., Ph.D., American University

Favorite Spot on Campus
Ilene Zatkin-Butler Garden
Book Currently Reading
Roland Marchand, _Advertising the American Dream_
Registrar, Office of the
Spring Valley Building
Contact Info
(202) 885-2207

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