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Carol Foster, Class of 2012 SPA Leadership Program

Carol Foster

Interdisc Std: Comm, Legal Institutions, Economics, Govt

Carol Foster is a Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government, CLEG, major and a dual minor in International Relations and Environmental Studies. She is in the University Honors Program and has been on the Dean’s List every semester since she started at American in 2008. In her freshman year at American, she testified before the D.C. City Council in favor of the Anacostia River Clean-up and Protection Act of 2009. As a member of the student group Bag the Habit, she assisted in starting a plastic bag recycling program at American University. She is currently Director of Bike Lending for the university. As director, she expanded the program’s facilities and university ridership. She continues to work closely with the D.C. Department of Transportation to improve bicycle infrastructure in the greater Washington area and helped design a bike share program at Tulane University in New Orleans.


Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government (BA expected in May 2012)

Student Organizations
American University Student Government
SPA Leadership Program
Leadership Position Currently Held
Director of Bike Lending, Vice President of Sigma Delta Tau
Internships Currently/Previously Held
Intern for Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH); News reporting intern for WCPN 90.3, Cleveland's npr affiliate
Favorite Spot on Campus
The main quad and Bender gym
Favorite Place in Washington DC
The Georgetown shops and waterfront
Languages Spoken
French, Italian
Contact Info

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