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Program Director

  1. Claudia Hofmann, Professorial Lecturer

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr Claudia Hofmann is the Director of the Master in International Service (MIS) program at the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC. She is also an Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, … More

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    (202) 885-6728

Program Coordinator

  1. Brittany Rock, Program Coordinator, MIS

    SIS - School of International Service

    Originally from the Adirondack Valley in Upstate New York, Brittany Rock is the Program Coordinator for the Master of International Service (MIS) Program at SIS. In this role she is a point of contact for prospective and current student inquiries, se… More

    (202) 885-6435


SIS has over 100 full time faculty from across the social sciences including anthropology, economics, geography, law, political science, and sociology. Our faculty research and write on a variety of geographic and intellectual areas; many have extensive experience in the public and private sectors both in the United States and internationally. For more faculty profiles and areas of specialization, please visit the SIS Faculty page.

  1. Arturo Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Arturo C. Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a la… More

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    (202) 885-1602

  2. Shawn Bates, Assistant Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Mr. Bates is an international lawyer, mediator, educator and trainer with over 15 years of experience in the international arena. He is currently Assistant Professor in the School of International Service, and the Director of the Chile/Argentina Summ… More

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    (202) 885-6169

  3. Nancy Sachs, Professorial Lecturer

    SIS - School of International Service

    Dr. Nancy Sachs teaches graduate courses in social enterprise, executive leadership, and intercultural communication at SIS as well as courses in strategic thinking and corporate responsibility at the Kogod School of Business. In addition to teaching… More

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    (202) 885-6687

  4. Kimberly Moloney, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Kim Moloney’s research intersects public administration, development administration, international organizations, and island-states. One portion of her current research explores (1) IMF civil servant interaction with Government of Jamaica civil s… More

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  5. Darryl Tyndorf, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Adjunct School of International Service Research and publications on the economic impact of education in developing and developed countries

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  6. Kimberly Wilson, Adjunct Instructor

    Kimberly Wilson specializes in Chinese politics, cross-Strait relations, and maritime disputes in East Asia.

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