Faculty

Eric Abitbol Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS-School of Intl Service

Eric Abitbol is an academic-practitioner in the field of environmental peacebuilding, housed in IPCR (International Peace and Conflict Resolution) and GEP (Global Environmental Politics) at American U

  abitbol@american.edu

  (202) 885-6583

Jeffrey Bachman Sr Professorial Lecturer SIS - School of International Service

Jeff Bachman is a Professorial Lecturer in Human Rights and Chair of the Ethics, Peace, and Human Rights MA Program. His research and teaching interests focus primarily on critical genocide studies.

  bachman@american.edu

  (202) 885-6826

Robin Broad Professor SIS - School of International Service

Dr. Robin Broad, Professor of International Development, established and heads SIS’s International Development Program’s unique curricular offerings on economic globalization and development and on en

  rbroad@american.edu

  (202) 885-1478

Kelso Cratsley Director of Graduate Studies (Philosophy & Religion) and Professorial Lecturer CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Kelso Cratsley is Director of Graduate Studies and Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy & Religion at American University. His research focuses on issues in bioethics, mental health e

  cratsley@american.edu

  (202) 885-2981

Daniel Esser Associate Professor SIS - School of International Service

Professor Esser is the 2019 Distinguished Service Awardee of the AAG's Asian Geography Specialty Group and the 2015 SIS Scholar-Teacher of the Year. The director of SIS's Olson Scholars program and a

  esser@american.edu

  (202) 885-1892

Ellen Feder Professor CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Ellen K. Feder is the William Fraser McDowell Professor of Philosophy and Social Policy. She works at the intersection of contemporary continental philosophy and feminist and critical race theory, par

  efeder@american.edu

  (202) 885-2931

Gershon Greenberg Professor CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Gershon Greenberg is the author of three definitive bibliographies of religious thought and the Holocaust, and numerous articles on German-Jewish philosophy, history of Jewish thought in America and r

  greenbe@american.edu

  (202) 885-2912

Hrach Gregorian IPCR Program Director SIS - School of International Service

Hrach Gregorian is the MA International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program Director at the School of International Service, American University. He is a Strategic Partner at the Washington-based IN

  gregoria@american.edu

  (202) 885-6698

Julie Mertus Professor SIS-School of Intl Service

Professor Julie Mertus has written widely on human rights and gender, conflict, the Balkans, U.S. foreign policy and U.N. institutions. She is the author or editor of ten books, including Bait and Swi

  mertus@american.edu

  (202) 885-2215

Shadi Mokhtari Assistant Professor SIS - School of International Service

Shadi Mokhtari specializes in human rights, Middle East Politics and Political Islam. She has an extensive background in human rights and women’s rights issues in the Middle East and Muslim World. She

  shadi.mokht@american.edu

Martyn Oliver Director, Arab World Studies CAS - Critical RGC Studies

Martyn was born and raised in southern Minnesota. In addition to Washington State and Boston, his studies also took him to Scotland, Lebanon, Austria, and Morocco. His work explores the construction o

  oliver@american.edu

  (202) 885-2943

Amy Oliver Associate Professor CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Professor Oliver's teaching and research on Latin America explore philosophical topics such as marginality, feminism, nepantlismo, and transfronterismo. She works on the Hispanic essay of ideas and La

  aoliver@american.edu

  (202) 885-2140

Jin Y. Park Professor and Department Chair, Philosophy & Religion CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Jin Y. Park is Professor and Department Chair of Philosophy and Religion at American University. She also served as Founding Director of Asian Studies Program from 2013-2020. Park's research areas inc

  jypark@american.edu

  (202) 885-2919

Abdul Said Prof Emeritus

Dr. Said is the senior ranking professor at American University and the first occupant of the endowed Mohamed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace. He founded the university-wide Center for Global Peace,

  asaid@american.edu

Michael Schroeder Assistant Dean for Graduate Education SIS - School of International Service

Michael Schroeder is Senior Professorial Lecturer and Assistant Dean for Graduate Education at the School of International Service. He previously served as the director of the school's Global Governan

  schroede@american.edu

  (202) 885-1664

Susan Shepler Associate Professor SIS - School of International Service

Prof. Shepler will be on sabbatical leave from American University 2020-2021 and will be a Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. Susan Sh

  shepler@american.edu

Lauren Weis Assistant Professor CAS - Philosophy and Religion

I joined the American University faculty in 2008, and have been teaching courses in the history of philosophy, metaphysics, ethics, gender studies, and feminist theory. My philosophical research focus

  weis@american.edu

  (202) 885-2926