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SIS Alumni Relations and Development
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8143

Stephanie Block
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Students and alumni are welcome to make an appointment with the SIS Office of Alumni Relations to learn more about how to take advantage of their AU SIS Alumni Network. Make your appointment today!

Dean's Council

The SIS Dean's Council, Fall 2011

The primary purpose of the Dean’s Council is to provide advice and support to the Dean of the School of International Service (SIS) in accomplishing strategic goals for the school. All members of the Dean’s Council are leaders in their respective fields. The members of the Dean’s Council serve as advocates for SIS to promote a greater awareness of SIS nationally and internationally.


James Goldgeier
Dean, School of International Service
American University

Alan H. Fleischmann, SIS/BA/BS '87, Chair
Managing Director, ImagineNations Group

Janice M. Abraham, SIS/BA '79
President & CEO, United Educators Insurance

Esther Benjamin, SIS/MA '92, CAS/MA '95
Associate Director for Global Operations, United States Peace Corps

Justin Cooper, SPA/BA '00
Senior Adviser to President Clinton, Office of William J. Clinton

Akram Elias
President, Capital Communications Group, Inc.

Stephen C. Embry, SIS/BA '71
Senior Partner, Embry & Neusner

Thomas Gottschalk
Of Counsel, Kirkland & Ellis

David Gregory, SIS/BA '92
Moderator, Meet the Press, NBC News

Lawrence S.C. Griffith, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Clayton Heart Center

Fruzsina Harsanyi, SIS/BA '64, MA '67, SPA/PhD '72
Harsanyi Consulting LLC,Senior Advisor
Public Affairs Council

Richard H. Helms, SIS/BA '72, MA '73

Mehdi Heravi, SIS/PhD '67
Retired Professor

Joanne Hill, SIS/BA '70
Head of Investment Strategy, Profunds Group

Frank Islam
Chairman/CEO, FI Investment Group, LLC

C. Nicholas Keating, Jr., SIS/BA '63, MA '64
President & CEO, Network Equipment Technologies

Robert McNally, SPA/BA '97
President, The Rapidan Group

David Merkel
Senior Fellow, The Center for Transatlantic Relations

Dorothy A. Moore, CAS/MA '59, EDD '70
Professor Emeritus, The George Washington University

Sherry L. Mueller, SIS/BA '65
President Emeritus, National Council for International Visitors

Ambassador Joan M. Plaisted, SIS/BA '67, MA '69
Senior Advisor for Asia, U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Keith Rosenberg, SIS/BA '69, MA '70, WCL/JD '73
Managing Partner, FRS & Associates

Ambassador Dennis Ross
The Washington Institute for Near East Affairs

Christopher Schroeder

Jeffrey A. Sine, SIS/BA '76
Partner, The Raine Group LLC

Kantathi Suphamongkhon, SIS/MA '78
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Ambassador Clyde Taylor, SIS/MA '61

Ho-I Wu, SIS/PhD '82
Vice President, Peace Technology, Inc.

Scott Wylie, SIS/MA '82
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, First Western Trust Bank

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Young Alumni and Friends Committee

The purpose of the SIS Young Alumni and Friends Committee is also to support the Dean in accomplishing strategic goals. This committee is composed of young alumni, emergent leaders in their respective fields, who serve a three-year renewable term.


SIS Dean's Council Young Alumni 2014

Robert Brodell, SIS/BA '11, MA '12
Licensing Examining Officer, U.S. Department of Treasury

Shanna Edwards, SIS/BA '05, MA '06
Regional Representative, National Counterterrorism Center

Brittney Galloway, SIS/BA '08
Extradition Specialist, Office of the Legal Adviser, Law Enforcement and Intelligence, U.S. Department of State

Babak Hafezi, SIS/BA '01, MA '03, SPA/MS '05, MBA/KASB '09
CEO, HafeziCapital, LLC

Carmen Iezzi-Mezzera, SIS/BA '00, MA '01
Deputy Director, Bretton Woods Committee

Lindsay Joy, SIS/BA '09
American University

Katie Kirkpatrick, SIS/MA '05
Program Analyst

Michael Kugelman, SIS/BA '00
Program Associate, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Lisa Martilotta Lamprecht, SIS/MA '03
Executive Director, Akilah Institute for Women

Blair Mersinger, SIS/BA '06, MA '08
International Relations Specialist, U.S. Department of Energy, Africa and Middle East Office

Geeta Raj, SIS/MA '03
Founder, The Global Sleepover

Ben Sander, SIS/BA '06, MA '10
Travel Programmer, National Parks Conservation Association

Cynthia Warshaw, SIS/BA '93

Matthew Warshaw, SIS/BA '94
Senior Research Manager, D-3 Systems

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