RGI Task Force | Members

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  • Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
    202-885-3753
    researchau@american.edu
    Wisconsin (4200), Suite 201 Washington, DC 20016-8075

    Tubman, Jonathan G.
    Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies

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Douglas Kudravetz

Douglas Kudravetz

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CFO, Vice President and Treasurer

Douglas Kudravetz was named Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of American University in July 2014. As chief financial officer, he oversees the overall financial and investment management of the university. His executive responsibi... [More]

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202-885-3283
Finance and Treasurer, Office of


Jonathan Tubman

Jonathan Tubman

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Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

Dr. Tubman works with departments and Colleges to develop new graduate programs and to ensure excellence in graduate education at AU. He also works with students, faculty, centers, institutes and external research partners to promote a culture of dis... [More]

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202-885-3778
Graduate Studies, Office of



Members

Aurora Carmichael

Aurora Carmichael

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Director

Aurora Carmichael is the Director of Grant Administration and Program Development at American University Washington College of Law. She joined the staff in 1995 and is responsible for directing the law school's grantseeking efforts in support of rese... [More]



Mark Clark

Mark Clark

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Associate Professor

Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. He is an active researcher, and his work has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and workshops. He has published in to... [More]

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202-885-1873
KSB - Management


Derrick L. Cogburn

Derrick L. Cogburn

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Associate Professor

Derrick Cogburn is Associate Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service at American University. His research and teaching includes: global information and communication technology and socio-economic development; insti... [More]

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202-885-2400
SIS-School of Intl Service


William DeLone

William DeLone

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Professor

Professor DeLone is an internationally recognized scholar in the measurement of information systems effectiveness. His article, “Information Systems Success: The Quest for the Dependent Variable” was recently determined to be the most cited article a... [More]

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202-885-1959
KSB - Information Technology


John Douglass

John Douglass

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Associate Professor

John Douglass is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He has been at American for more than 30 years and through most of this time has served as director of the film and media arts division. His contributions to the Washington, DC media comm... [More]

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202-885-2045
SOC - School of Communication


Max Paul Friedman

Max Paul Friedman

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Professor

Max Paul Friedman specializes in 20th-century U.S. foreign relations. A graduate of Oberlin College and U.C. Berkeley, he was a Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow and has taught at Boulder, Tallahassee, and Cologne. His first book, Nazis and Good Nei... [More]

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202-885-2154
CAS - History


Jeffrey Hakim

Jeffrey Hakim

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Professor

Jeffrey Hakim’s research primarily lies within the broad mathematical areas of representation theory and harmonic analysis. Most recently, he has focused on supercuspidal representations and symmetric spaces over p-adic fields. His papers have also i... [More]

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202-885-3131
CAS - Math & Statistics


Mary Hansen

Mary Hansen

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Associate Professor

Mary Eschelbach Hansen is widely published in the fields of child welfare policy and economic history. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Institu... [More]

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202-885-3793
CAS - Economics


Sarah Irvine Belson

Sarah Irvine Belson

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Dean, School of Education, Teaching and Health

Dr. Sarah Irvine Belson holds a PhD from Arizona State University and currently serves as the Dean of the School of Education, Teaching & Health. Her research explores educational opportunity for children with disabilities and teacher education polic... [More]

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202-885-3714
CAS-Education Teaching Health


Patricia Kelshian

Patricia Kelshian

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Assistant Vice President of Risk Management and Safety Services

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202-885-3284
Risk Mgt and Safety Services


Christopher Palmer

Christopher Palmer

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Distinguished Film Producer in Residence

Chris Palmer is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is also a speaker, author, and environmental and wildlife film producer. He has swum with dolphins and whales, come face-to-face with sharks and Kodiak bears, camped with wolf packs, an... [More]

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202-885-3408
SOC - School of Communication


Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold

Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold

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Director of Projects

Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold is SOC’s Chief of Staff, working with the Dean as well as faculty and staff of the School of Communication in developing initiatives for the School’s centers, institutes, projects and campaigns, as well as providing leadership ... [More]

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202-885-2059
SOC - School of Communication


Ulysses J. Sofia

Ulysses J. Sofia

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Associate Dean of Research and Department Chair, Computer Science

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202-885-2728
CAS - Physics


David Swartz

David Swartz

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Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Dave Swartz is the Chief Information Officer of American University. Before coming to American University in 2007, he was the CIO at George Washington University for eight years. He was also the Director of Information Systems and Network Services at... [More]

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202-885-2612
OIT - Office Admin


Joseph Trotter

Joseph Trotter

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Associate Director, Justice Programs Office

Joseph Trotter, an attorney, is a Research Professor on the faculty of American University's School of Public Affairs, and is the founder, in 1989, and associate director of SPA's Justice Programs Office. He received a BS in International Relations f... [More]

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202-885-2876
SPA - JPO/JLS


Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson

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Director Of Accounting

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202-885-2844
Controller's Office


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