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  • Daniel Abraham director of choral activities; professor of music

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BM, University of Massachusetts; MM, University of Maryland; PhD (ABD), University of Maryland
  • Amitav Acharya Distinguished Professor

    School of International Service
  • Gordon Adams Professor Emeritus

    School of International Service
    BA, Stanford University; MA,PhD, Columbia University
  • Akbar Ahmed Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies; professor of comparative and regional studies

    School of International Service
    BA, Forman Christian College, Pakistan; MA, Cambridge University; PhD, London University
  • Anthony Ahrens associate professor of psychology

    College of Arts and Sciences
    PhD in psychology, Stanford University
  • Padideh Ala'i Professor of Law, Director of International and Comparative Legal Studies and Faculty Director of the International Legal Studies Program

    Washington College of Law
    BA, University of Oregon; JD, Harvard Law School
  • Sharon Alston Vice Provost for Undergraduate Enrollment Office of Enrollment

    Office of Enrollment
    B.A. (Psychology) Franklin and Marshall College, M. Ed. (Urban Education) Temple University, and Ph. D. (Education Policy, Planning, and Administration) University of Maryland College Park
  • Anna Amirkhanyan associate professor of public administration and policy

    School of Public Affairs
    MS, New School for Social Research; PhD, Syracuse University
  • Kenneth Anderson Professor of Law

    Washington College of Law
    BA, University of California–Los Angeles; JD, Harvard Law School
  • Dan Arbell scholar-in-residence, Department of History

    College of Arts and Sciences
    M.A., Political Science, Hebrew University
  • Boaz Atzili associate professor, School of International Service

    School of International Service
    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Patricia Aufderheide University Professor of Film and Media Arts; affiliate professor of history; affiliate professor of the School of International Service

    School of Communication
    BA, MA, PhD, University of Minnesota
  • Fanta Aw vice president of campus life and inclusive excellence

    Office of Campus Life
    B.S., M.A. , Ph.D., American University
  • Itir Aydin Associate Professor Information Technology & Analytics

    Kogod School of Business
  • Jeff Bachman professorial lecturer, School of International Service; director, Ethics, Peace, and Global Affairs Program

    School of International Service
    PhD, Northeastern University; MA, Rowan University
  • Trica Bacon assistant professor, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology

    School of Public Affairs
    PhD Georgetown 2013, MA University of Florida 2002
  • H. Kent Baker University Professor of Finance and Real Estate

    Kogod School of Business
    BS, BA, Georgetown University; MBA, MEd, DBA, University of Maryland; MA, MS, and PhDs (2), American University
  • David Barker Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies and Professor of Government

    School of Public Affairs
  • Naomi Baron professor emerita, linguistics

    College of Arts and Sciences
    BA, Brandeis University; PhD, Stanford University
  • Scott Bass Provost Emeritus, Professor of Public Administration and Policy

    BA, MA, and PhD, University of Michigan; teaching certification in secondary education, special education, emotional disabilities, University of Michigan

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