Associate Director, Office of Merit Awards
BA, Music/Voice, Human Rights minor, University of Dayton MA, International Communication, American University
Liz joined the Office of Merit Awards in 2009. She directs the Early Identification Program, which provides programming and advising for high-performing second-year students. Liz advises students on a range of study abroad, science, and post-graduate opportunities including the Gilman International Scholarship Program, James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program, Goldwater Scholarship, Fulbright UK Summer Institutes, Marshall/Rhodes Scholarships, Udall Scholarship, and Rangel Summer Enrichment Program. She also manages the office’s administrative staff and oversees applicant recruitment, events, customer service, and data. She serves on the Board of the National Association of Fellowships Advisors. Liz received a master's degree in international communication and education from AU’s School of International Service. Her professional experience also includes positions in arts marketing and communications for the Washington National Opera and the Choral Arts Society of Washington, where she is also a chorister.