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Manjyot Bhan

Manjyot Bhan

Manjyot Bhan is a Ph.D. student at the School of Public Affairs at American University, Washington DC. Her policy field is U.S. environmental policy with a focus on collaborative environmental governance. She earned her M.S. in Sustainability from t... [More]

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202-885-2940
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Christopher Birdsall

Christopher Birdsall

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Adjunct Instructor

Chris Birdsall is a PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His research interests include higher education policy, performance measurement and other issues relating to public management. Prior to his studies at American Un... [More]





Javier Bronfman

Javier Bronfman

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Adjunct Instructor

Javier Bronfman is presently a fourth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University’s School of Public Affairs. He received his Master of Public Administration from Wagner Graduate School of Public se... [More]



Elizabeth Crowe

Elizabeth Crowe

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Adjunct Instructor

Elizabeth Crowe is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She received her Master of Arts from the Department of Economics at American University in 2010. Her r... [More]



Riordan Frost

Riordan Frost

Riordan Frost is a Public Administration PhD student in the School of Public Affairs at American University. His research interests are urban sustainability, transportation, energy, and environmental policy. He received his Master's in Public Policy ... [More]



Stephen Holt

Stephen Holt

Stephen Holt is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His current research interests include public organization performance; teacher development, recruitment and retention, and classroom practices; and caus... [More]



Amanda Janis

Amanda Janis

Amanda J. Stewart has over ten years experience working in nonprofit organizations ranging from small, local efforts to large, international organizations. She is a fourth year PhD candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at A... [More]



Shawn Janzen

Shawn Janzen

Shawn Janzen is a PhD student at American University in the School of Public Affairs, majoring in public administration and science and technology policy. His research interests include the administration of international organizations, global gover... [More]











Edward Malone

Edward Malone

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Adjunct Instructor

Edward “Ned” Malone (BA, UNC-Chapel Hill; MPA, American University) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His research interests include human resources management, the theory of representative bureaucracy, organiz... [More]

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Kathryn Quissell

Kathryn Quissell

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Adjunct Instructor

Kathryn Quissell is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She earned her MSc in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing from the London School of Economics and the... [More]

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Yusra Shawar

Yusra Shawar

Yusra Shawar, MPH is an advanced doctoral candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at American University. Her research concerns global governance, political agenda-setting, and health policy. Her dissertation explores the role... [More]



Chad Smith

Chad Smith

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Adjunct Instructor



Sarah Towne

Sarah Towne

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Adjunct Instructor

Current PhD Student in School of Public Affairs, Department of Public Administration and Policy Concentration in Public Human Resources Management, Gender and Family Policy





Katie Vinopal

Katie Vinopal

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Adjunct Instructor

Katie Vinopal (BS, Xavier University) is a third year PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research interests include education, health, and safety net policies and administration, especially as they relate to social... [More]



Marvin Ward

Marvin Ward

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Adjunct Instructor

Marvin Ward Jr. is a Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Concurrent with these responsibilities, he is also the National Program Administrator for the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship Program (PPIA Progra... [More]

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Raymond Zuniga

Raymond Zuniga

Raymond Zuniga is a PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His major research interests include higher education policy and issues concerning Latinos in the United States. Prior to his studies at American University, Ray w... [More]