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AU Gap Program: Staff and Faculty

Donelle Broskow

Donelle Broskow
Assistant Dean of Bridge Programs

Donelle Broskow oversees operations of bridge programs within the School of Professional & Extended Studies. This includes the AU Gap Program, Mentorship Program (DC, Greece, and England), Graduate Professional Studies, English Language Training Academy, and the Test Prep Programs. Donelle also contributes to new program development. Donelle joined American University and the School of Professional & Extended Studies in April 2012. Donelle has an M.S. in Education (Higher Education Administration) and a B.A. History from the University of Kansas.

Lana Knox

Lana Knox
Associate Director, Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Programs

As the Associate Director of Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate Programs, Lana manages the admissions and recruitment functions and advising of the AU Gap Program. In addition, Lana coordinates AU's Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) and the Test Prep Programs. Lana joined American University and the School of Professional & Extended Studies in October 2011. She holds an Masters of Public Affairs in Global Policy Analysis and Developmental Evaluation from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). Lana received her B.A. in Political Science from American University's School of Public Affairs, in 2009.

Elizabeth Slupski

Elizabeth Slupski
Assistant Director of Bridge Programs

Elizabeth assists with the advising team for the AU Gap Program and works with students to make sure the programs meet student's individualized needs through both their courses and field practicum experiences. Elizabeth also coordinates the Mentorship Program (DC, England, and Greece). She holds an MA in International Training and Education from American University’s School of Education. Elizabeth received her BS in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse in 2008.

Amy Morrill SPExS

Amy Morrill Bijeau
Associate Director of Career & Internship Advising

Amy Morrill Bijeau has worked in higher education administration and experiential learning for approximately 20 years. As the Associate Director of Internships and Career Development for the School of Professional and Extended Studies (SPExS), she provides ongoing guidance regarding internship best practices and enjoys leveraging technology to support students. Amy has a MEd in Counseling and Higher Education Administration from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in French and Religion from Wake Forest University.

AU Gap Faculty

AU Gap faculty may change depending on the semester and courses offered. All AU Gap faculty are considered experts in their field and have experience teaching experiential education courses and working with undergraduate and first year students.

Past faculty have included:

Gil Klein

Gil Klein

Senior Professorial Lecturer

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Jason Fabrikant, J.D

Jason Fabrikant

Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs
Assistant Professor

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