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Susannah Ali

Susannah Ali

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Adjunct Instructor

Susannah Bruns Ali (BA, University of Maryland – College Park; MPP, American University) is a third-year PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. She worked as a Policy Analyst at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for P... [More]



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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Christopher Birdsall

Christopher Birdsall

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]



Andrew Brannegan

Andrew Brannegan

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Adjunct Instructor

Andrew Brannegan is presently a fourth-year PhD Public Administration and Policy student at American University’s School of Public Affairs. He received his Master of Public Policy from American University in 2010. His areas of research include educat... [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]



Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan

Michael Donovan is currently a Ph.D. student at the Department of Public Administration and Policy. He is focusing on bureaucratic decision-making and American Indian participation in environmental policy. Prior to arriving at American University, Mi... [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]



Michael Hayes

Michael Hayes

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Adjunct Instructor

Michael Hayes is a PhD Candidate in Public Administration and Public Finance. His research interests include sub-national public finance and budgeting, education finance and policy, and public management. His dissertation, “Three Essays on the Intera... [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]





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]



Jiaqi Liang

Jiaqi Liang

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Adjunct Instructor

Jiaqi Liang is a PhD candidate in Department of Public Administration & Policy, majoring in Public Administration and Comparative Politics. Her research interests include administrative politics, policy implementation, program evaluation, environment... [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, organi... [More]

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Sarah Pettijohn

Sarah Pettijohn

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Adjunct Instructor

Sarah Pettijohn (BA, The University of Texas at Austin; MPA and graduate certificate in nonprofit management, The University of Texas at Dallas) is a third-year PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research focuses o... [More]



Kathryn Quissell

Kathryn Quissell

For most of her professional career Kathryn has worked to promote evidence-based health policy, both domestically and globally. In this work she encountered a common frustration: political will to address women's health issues was often lacking, and... [More]





Yusra Shawar

Yusra Shawar

Yusra Shawar is a doctoral candidate in the department of Public Administration and Public Policy. Her research interests include global health governance, health policy, and political agenda-setting. She has presented her research at the annual mee... [More]





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

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]