Cornerstone Staff

Adam Anthony, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs

Adam AnthonyAssistant Dean

Adam joined the School of Professional & Extended Studies in May 2019 as the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, overseeing the Washington Semester, Gap Year, and Cornerstone Programs. Prior to AU, he served as executive director of the William & Mary Washington Center, establishing a wide variety of academic programs for William & Mary students in DC and helping to grow the university’s presence in the Washington area. He previously served as a program director for the Council for Excellence in Government, a Vice President at Fleishman Hillard public relations, and in a variety of positions in electoral politics. If you want to hear about his enthusiasm for the Washington Nationals, the U.S. Women’s National soccer team, or mountain biking, just ask.

(202) 895-4968
adama@american.edu

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs

Ashley Barnes
Senior Coordinator, AU Cornerstone

Ashley Barnes is the Senior Coordinator  for the AU Cornerstone program. Ashley has worked in higher education administration for nine years. Ashley has a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She also holds a graduate certificate in Leadership for Organizational Change from American University School of Public Affairs. Ashley enjoys running half/full marathons and hanging out with family and friends.  

(202) 895-4946
abarnes@american.edu

Amy Morrill Bijeau, Director of Experiential Learning

Amy Morrill Bijeau University Advisor, Experiential Education Director

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, 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.

(202) 895-4967
morrill@american.edu