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Joanne Allen Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - Art

Joanne Allen is Professorial Lecturer of art history; she teaches General Education courses as well as more specialized courses on Medieval art, Renaissance art, and the history of architecture, with

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Arielle Bernstein Professorial Lecturer CAS - Literature

Arielle Bernstein is co-director of the M.A. in Literature, Culture, and Technology. She teaches classes in Writing Studies, Complex Problems, and Creative Writing. She is a writer and cultural criti

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John Bracht Assistant Professor CAS - Biology

Bracht Lab Website Bracht Lab Research Interests: For an organism to survive, the genome, the complete set of DNA in a cell, must be stably maintained and correctly regulated. Given the central impor

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Ernesto Castaneda-Tinoco Assistant Professor CAS - Sociology

Ernesto Castañeda conducts research on migration, urban issues, health disparities, vulnerable populations, and social movements. He compares immigrant integration and ethnic political mobilization in

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Alexander Cromwell Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS - School of International Service

Alexander Cromwell is an Instructor at the School of International Service. His research and teaching interests include peace education, youth and peacebuilding, leadership, program evaluation, interc

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Molly Dondero Assistant Professor CAS - Sociology

Molly Dondero is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology. Her research focuses on how immigration, race/ethnicity, social class, and place contribute to population-level inequality in he

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Laura Duval Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - Psychology

Dr. Duval earned her bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College and her MS and PhD in Social Psychology from Tulane University. She arrived at American University in 2015. As the spouse of an active duty

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Chris Edelson Assistant Professor SPA - Government

Chris Edelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government. His teaching and research interests focus on presidential national security power under the U.S. Constitution. His first book,

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Heather Elms Associate Professor KSB - International Business

Heather Elms, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of International Business at the Kogod School of Business, American University, Washington, DC. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in critical th

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Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus Professorial Lecturer CAS - Psychology

Dr. Enchautegui-de-Jesus received her MA and PhD in Community Psychology from New York University. She was a postdoctoral fellow with the NIMH’s Family Research Consortium III at the University of Mic

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Jason Fabrikant Assistant Professor School of Prof and Extd Studies

Areas of Expertise: Criminal Justice, Constitutional Law, Legal Culture Jason Fabrikant is an Assistant Professor & Program Director of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Professional and Extende

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Nathan Harshman Associate Professor and Department Chair, Physics CAS - Physics

Professor Harshman pursues research in theoretical physics, focusing his studies on the intersection of quantum information theory and particle physics. Entanglement is a fundamental resource for many

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Robert Johnson Professor SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Professor Johnson's areas of expertise include the prison and other institutions of punishment and confinement, the death penalty, institutional violence, and race and justice in America. He has publi

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Victoria Kiechel Professorial Lecturer SIS - School of International Service

Victoria Kiechel, AIA and LEED AP O+M, ID+C, is a practicing architect and native Washingtonian. It’s no wonder that her courses in AU’s Global Environmental Politics Program always include a real-wor

Katharine Kravetz Assistant Prof Emerita

Katharine Kravetz developed the Transforming Communities Semester, linking public policy to issues affecting communities, and other community-based courses. She previously taught Justice in the Washin

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Sarah Marsh Professorial Lecturer CAS - Literature

Sarah Marsh is a scholar of medical humanities who joined AU's Department of Literature in 2015, and the Critical Race and Gender Studies Collaborative in 2019. Dr. Marsh holds an MFA in poetry from t

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Michael Mass Associate Professor KSB - Accounting

Professor Michael Mass teaches courses on Business Law and International Investment and Trade in AU’s Kogod School of Business. He earned a B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvan

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Jeffrey Middents Associate Professor CAS - Literature

Jeffrey Middents studies and teaches film and world literature at American University in Washington, DC, specifically focusing on Latin American narratives from the 1960s to the present. He received h

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Mohamed Nimer Assistant Professor School of Prof and Extd Studies

Areas of Expertise: Quantitative Methods, International Development, Middle EastDr. Nimer teaches International Affairs and Intercultural Understanding at the School of Professional and Extended Studi

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Martyn Oliver Director, Arab World Studies CAS - Philosophy and Religion

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

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Andrea Pearson Associate Professor CAS - Art

Dr. Andrea Pearson specializes in the visual culture of late medieval and early modern northern Europe, with research interests pertaining to women, gender, and sexuality in the southern Low Countries

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Kendra Salois Assistant Professor CAS - Performing Arts

Kendra Salois received the Ph.D. in Music from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2013. Prior to joining the Department of Performing Arts at AU, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the

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Renee Souris Professorial Lecturer SPA - Government

Renee Nicole Souris, Ph.D. received her doctorate in Justice, Law and Society with a second field in Political Theory from AU's School of Public Affairs in May 2014. Broadly speaking, her research exa

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Laurie Stepanek Professorial Lecturer CAS - Biology

Dr. Stepanek came to AU to teach and develop curriculum for the undergraduate Neuroscience major. She was previously an AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation in th

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David Vine Professor CAS - Anthropology

David Vine is author of Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, August 2015) and Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military

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Stef Woods Professorial Lecturer CAS - Critical RGC Studies

Stef Woods is Faculty Director of AUx1 and teaches with the American Studies Program. She specializes in social media, American popular culture, sexuality, nonprofits, and activism. Stef has been

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Perry Zurn Assistant Professor CAS - Philosophy and Religion

Perry Zurn is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at American University. He researches in political philosophy, gender theory, and applied ethics. Zurn is the author of The Politics of Curiosity (Unive

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