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Profiles of users whose last name starts with O

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    Sasha O'Connell, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  2. Karen O'Connor

    Karen O'Connor, Jonathan N. Helfat Distinguished Professor of Political Science

    SPA - Government

    Karen O’Connor is the Jonathan N. Helfat Distinguished Professor of Political Science at American Un… More

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    (202) 885-6237

  3. Walter Oleszek

    Walter Oleszek, Adjunct Professor

    Walter J. Oleszek is senior specialist in American national government at the Congressional Research… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with P

  1. Jane Palmer

    Jane Palmer, Professorial Lecturer

    SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

    Jane Palmer has a Ph.D. in Justice, Law & Society from American University, an M.S.W. from the Jane … More

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    (202) 885-3118

  2. Patricia Parham

    Patricia Parham, Adjunct Associate Professor

    Based in Dallas, Dr. Patricia Parham has worked as both an internal and external OD practitioner at … More

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  3. 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

  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. Courtney Peterson

    Courtney Peterson, Part Time Staff

    SIS - School of International Service

    As Assistant Director for Research, Courtney oversees grant proposal and budget preparation, and con… More

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    (202) 885-6564

  7. Sarah Pettijohn

    Sarah Pettijohn, Adjunct Instructor

    Sarah Pettijohn (BA, The University of Texas at Austin; MPA and graduate certificate in nonprofit ma… More

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  8. Richard Phillips

    Richard Phillips, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  9. 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

  10. 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 R

  1. Andrew Rahaman

    Andrew Rahaman, Sr Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Ann-Marie Regan

    Ann-Marie Regan, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  5. 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

  6. Alan Rosenblatt

    Alan Rosenblatt, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Alan Rosenblatt is an adjunct professor of Public Communication. As the Associate Director, Alan dir… More

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  7. 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

  8. Debra Rosenbluth

    Debra Rosenbluth, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  9. Richard Rosenzweig

    Richard Rosenzweig, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Richard Rosenzweig has 25 years of experience in government and the private sector with expertise in… More

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Profiles of users whose last name starts with S

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    Tracy Salmons, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  2. Chris Sautter

    Chris Sautter, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Chris Sautter is a nationally recognized political media strategist, award-winning documentary filmm… More

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  3. 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

  4. Jason Schaengold

    Jason Schaengold, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  5. 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

  6. Roger Schwarz

    Roger Schwarz, Adjunct Professor

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

  7. 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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  8. 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

  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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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  12. Tiffany Simmons

    Tiffany Simmons, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    WCL - Career and Prof Devel

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    (202) 274-4339

  13. Carletta Taylor Sims

    Carletta Taylor Sims, 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

  14. 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

  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

  16. 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

  17. Stacy Swinton

    Stacy Swinton, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  18. 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. Karen Telis

    Karen Telis, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Professor Telis, an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, has taught law related courses in JLS since 2008,… More

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  5. 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

  6. Timothy Titus

    Timothy Titus, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  7. 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. Katie Vinopal

    Katie Vinopal, Adjunct Instructor

    Katie Vinopal is a PhD candidate in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research… More

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  4. 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. Paul Walker

    Paul Walker, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  3. 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

  4. 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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  5. Susannah Washburn

    Susannah Washburn, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Susannah Washburn has spent 20 years helping social service organizations meet community needs throu… More

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  6. 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

  7. Ronald Weiner

    Ronald Weiner, Professor Emeritus

    Professor Ronald Weiner has taught at AU since 1972. He is an expert on violent sex offenders and is… More

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  8. Jeffrey Wennar

    Jeffrey Wennar, Adjunct Associate Professor

  9. Karen Wheeless

    Karen Wheeless, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

  10. Elizabeth Wilke

    Elizabeth Wilke, Adjunct Instructor

    Elizabeth Wilke (M. Phil) is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her dissertati… More

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  11. 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

  12. 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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  13. Keith Williams

    Keith Williams, Adjunct Instructor

    Keith L. Williams has over 20 years of experience in private security and municipal law enforcement.… More

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  14. 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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  15. Jason Wolf

    Jason Wolf, Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

    Dr. Jason Wolf is committed to developing the management skills critical to becoming a high performi… More

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  16. 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

  17. 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. Donald Zauderer

    Donald Zauderer, Associate Professor Emeritus

    Dr. Donald G. Zauderer is Professor Emeritus of Public Administration at American University, where … More

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  4. 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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  5. Raymond Zuniga

    Raymond Zuniga, Adjunct Instructor

    Raymond Zuniga is a PhD student in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. His major res… More

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