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Profiles of users whose last name starts with O

Profiles of users whose last name starts with P

  1. Matthew Pascocello

    Matthew Pascocello, Adjunct Professor

    WCL - Career and Prof Devel

    Matthew Pascocello is an Adjunct Professor at both American University’s School of Public Affairs an… More

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    (202) 274-4092

  2. William Paxton

    William Paxton, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    William Paxton is a leading expert on ethics and the law. He counsels government officials, corporat… More

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  3. David Pekoske

    David Pekoske, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Key Leadership Program

    David Pekoske is Group President of the National Security Group of A-T Solutions, Inc. Prior to join… More

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  4. Keith Pemrick

    Keith Pemrick, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Keith J. Pemrick is a founding member and managing partner of Commonwealth Strategic Partners, LLC (… More

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  5. Meredith Persily Lamel

    Meredith Persily Lamel, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Key Leadership Program

    Meredith Persily Lamel, MBA, P.C.C., Founder and Principal of Aspire@Work, is an executive coach, co… More

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    (202) 885-6388

  6. Richard Phillips

    Richard Phillips, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. Jeffrey Poirier

    Jeffrey Poirier, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Jeffrey Poirier, PhD, PMP, brings over 15 years of experience addressing an array of public policy i… More

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  8. Daniel Puskin

    Daniel Puskin, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Daniel Puskin is a Professorial Lecturer of Public Administration and Policy. He teaches quantitativ… More

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    (202) 885-6210

  9. Steven Putansu

    Steven Putansu, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Steven Putansu is a "pracademic," who splits his time between being a senior social science analyst … More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with Q

  1. James Quirk

    James Quirk, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Government

    Jim Quirk teaches a wide range of courses in American and comparative politics. Jim has taught at… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with R

  1. Andrew Rahaman

    Andrew Rahaman, Executive in Residence

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Dr. Rahaman has over 25 years working nationally and internationally in diverse leadership positions… More

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  2. Brandon Ranallo-Benavidez

    Brandon Ranallo-Benavidez, Adjunct Instructor

    PhD student in Public Administration and Public Policy at American University. Brandon is originall… More

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  3. Frank Rangoussis

    Frank Rangoussis, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Frank Rangoussis has been an adjunct professor with Justice, Law, and Criminology since 1998. Mr. Ra… More

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  4. Rainey Ransom

    Rainey Ransom, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Rainey Ransom has been an Adjunct Professor at American University within the Department of Justice,… More

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  5. Ann-Marie Regan

    Ann-Marie Regan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  6. Fernando Reinares Nestares

    Fernando Reinares Nestares, Scholar in Residence

  7. Barbara Romzek

    Barbara Romzek, Dean, School of Public Affairs

    SPA - Dean's Office

    Dean of the School of Public Affairs at American University, Dr. Barbara Romzek is recognized for he… More

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    (202) 885-2940

  8. David Rosenbloom

    David Rosenbloom, Distinguished Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, Rosenbloom specializes in constitutional-administr… More

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    (202) 885-2361

Profiles of users whose last name starts with S

  1. Alioune Samb

    Alioune Samb, Executive in Residence

    Pape Samb is President of Exeleadmen, a consulting firm that focuses on providing leaders and entrep… More

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  2. Joanne Savage

    Joanne Savage, Associate Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Savage is interested in a variety of topics related to the causes of violent crime, includ… More

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    (202) 885-2974

  3. Lara Schwartz

    Lara Schwartz, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Government

    Lara Schwartz specializes in constitutional law, civil rights, politics, communications, and policy.… More

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    (202) 885-6682

  4. Roger Schwarz

    Roger Schwarz, Adjunct Professor

    Roger Schwarz, Adjunct Professor Roger Schwarz has been teaching leaders and consulting to organizat… More

  5. Carl Shapiro

    Carl Shapiro, Adjunct Professor

    Carl Shapiro has been an economist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for over 25 years. Current… More

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  6. Elizabeth Sherman

    Elizabeth Sherman, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Sherman brings over two decades of teaching, research and administrative experience to her… More

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    (202) 885-2942

  7. William Shields

    William Shields, Adjunct Instructor

    Bill Shields became Executive Director of the American Society for Public Administration, the larges… More

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  8. Jeremy Shiffman

    Jeremy Shiffman, Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Jeremy Shiffman is Professor of Public Administration and Policy at American University. A political… More

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    (202) 885-3653

  9. Michael Siegel

    Michael Siegel, Adjunct Professor

    Michael Siegel is a Senior Training Specialist in the Division of Education, The Federal Judicial Ce… More

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  10. Beatrix Siman-Zakhari

    Beatrix Siman-Zakhari, Assistant Professor Emerita

    Dr. Beatrix Siman Zakhari has taught the Justice Program in Washington Semester for the past 21 year… More

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  11. Tiffany Simmons

    Tiffany Simmons, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    WCL - Career and Prof Devel

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    (202) 274-4339

  12. Carletta Taylor Sims

    Carletta Taylor Sims, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Carletta Taylor Sims is currently serving as a Postdoctoral Scholar and Professorial Lecturer in the… More

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    (202) 885-2378

  13. Diane Singerman

    Diane Singerman, Associate Professor

    SPA - Government

    Dr. Singerman is an Associate Professor and comparativist whose research interests focus on politica… More

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    (202) 885-2362

  14. Chad Smith

    Chad Smith, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Chad Smith is a Manager in the Quantitative Economics and Statistics (QUEST) practice of Ernst and Y… More

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  15. Renee Souris

    Renee Souris, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Government

    Renee Nicole Souris, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Justice, Law and Society with a second field in… More

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    (202) 885-6551

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    Michael Spochart, Adjunct Instructor

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    Jelahn Stewart, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  18. Neil Stroul

    Neil Stroul, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Professionally, Neil is first and foremost a leadership coach. Trained originally as a psychologist,… More

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  19. Elizabeth Suhay

    Elizabeth Suhay, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Liz Suhay specializes in the study of public opinion, political psychology, and political communicat… More

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    (202) 885-6258

  20. Laura Sullivan

    Laura Sullivan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Laura Sullivan holds a PhD in Social Policy from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management … More

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    (202) 885-2395

  21. Gwendolyn Sykes

    Gwendolyn Sykes, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Gwendolyn Sykes is the United States Secret Service Chief Financial Officer. In this role, she is re… More

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  22. Patricia Sykes

    Patricia Sykes, Associate Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Sykes focuses on the U.S. presidency, comparative executive leadership, political parties,… More

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    (202) 885-2920

Profiles of users whose last name starts with T

  1. Jane Tamagna

    Jane Tamagna, Adjunct Professor

    Jane Tamagna is a business consultant with 20 years experience consulting for the private, public, n… More

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  2. Steven Taylor

    Steven Taylor, Associate Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Taylor's teaching and research focus on urban politics, the politics of race and ethnicity… More

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    (202) 885-6241

  3. Erdal Tekin

    Erdal Tekin, Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Professor Tekin is an economist with primary research interests in the fields of health economics an… More

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    (202) 885-6361

  4. James Thurber

    James Thurber, Distinguished Professor

    SPA - Government

    James A. Thurber is University Distinguished Professor of Government and Founder (1979) and Founder … More

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    (202) 885-6247

  5. Timothy Titus

    Timothy Titus, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  6. Robert Tobias

    Robert Tobias, Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

    SPA - Key Leadership Program

    Robert Tobias teaches courses in public sector leadership in the Key Executive Leadership Programs. … More

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    (202) 885-6271

Profiles of users whose last name starts with V

  1. William Valdez

    William Valdez, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Bill Valdez retired from Federal service as a career Senior Executive in July 2014 and is now a Seni… More

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  2. Matthew Vanderschuere

    Matthew Vanderschuere, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Matthew Vanderschuere has a PhD in Public Administration from American University and an M.P.A. from… More

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  3. John Vogelsang

    John Vogelsang, Adjunct Associate Professor

    John D. Vogelsang has been working for over thirty-eight years in the areas of board development, st… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with W

  1. Ruth Wagner

    Ruth Wagner, Executive in Residence

    SPA - AU MSOD

    Dr. Ruth Wagner is a graduate of the AU MSOD program and a very active OD scholar-practitioner. Afte… More

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    (202) 885-2952

  2. Sonja Walti

    Sonja Walti, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Dr. Walti is an international scholar in public policy. Her fields of specialization include compara… More

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    (202) 885-3738

  3. Scott Ward

    Scott Ward, Adjunct Instructor

    Scott Ward is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. He has more than 20 years of professiona… More

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  4. Jessica Waters

    Jessica Waters, Assistant Professor

    Provost, Office of the

    Jessica Waters is the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and a faculty member in the School of… More

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    (202) 885-2301

  5. Reginald Wells

    Reginald Wells, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Reginald F. Wells was named Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office… More

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  6. Karen Wheeless

    Karen Wheeless, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. Vicky Wilkins

    Vicky Wilkins, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Vicky M. Wilkins is the Senior Associate Dean in the School of Public Affairs and Professor of Publi… More

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    (202) 885-6443

  8. Carol Willett

    Carol Willett, Adjunct Instructor

    After thirty-five years of Federal Service in the USAF, Central Intelligence Agency, White House and… More

  9. Brian Williams

    Brian Williams, Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Brian Williams, Ed.D. is a senior training specialist and the owner of Awzom Technology & Management… More

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  10. Patricia Williams

    Patricia Williams, Adjunct Professor

    Patricia Day Williams transitioned from practicing family medicine to consulting in organization dev… More

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  11. Winfield Wilson

    Winfield Wilson, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Winfield Wilson is an attorney and policy analyst specializing in environmental, natural resources, … More

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  12. Matthew Wright

    Matthew Wright, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Government

    Professor Wright has taught courses on American politics, public opinion, political psychology, immi… More

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    (202) 885-6458

  13. Catherine Wright

    Catherine Wright, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Profiles of users whose last name starts with Y

  1. Joseph Young

    Joseph Young, Associate Professor and Department Chair, JLC

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Professor Young's interests relate to the cross-national causes and consequences of political violen… More

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    (202) 885-2618

  2. Rebecca Yurman

    Rebecca Yurman, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Public Admin and Policy

    Rebecca Yurman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her researc… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with Z

  1. Enrique Zaldivar

    Enrique Zaldivar, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Originally from Mexico, Enrique J. Zaldivar is co-founder partner at a top-tier international OD con… More

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  2. Ruth Zaplin

    Ruth Zaplin, Executive in Residence

    SPA - Key Leadership Program

    Dr. Ruth Zaplin is an Executive-in-Residence, School of Public Affairs, Department of Public Adminis… More

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  3. Thomas Zeitzoff

    Thomas Zeitzoff, Assistant Professor

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Dr. Thomas Zeitzoff is an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at American University… More

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