AU Gap Staff
Sarah Basilion Coordinator, Undergraduate and Custom Programs
As the Coordinator of Undergraduate and Custom Programs, Sarah coordinates the AU Gap Program and serves as an academic advisor working with students in their courses and field practicum experiences. She received her B.A. in History from American University's College of Arts and Sciences in 2016.
Lana KnoxAssociate 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) and a B.A. in Political Science from American University's School of Public Affairs in 2009.
Amy Morrill BijeauAssociate 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:
A Dedication to Excellence
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.
Senior Professional Lecturer