AU Gap Staff

Amy Morrill BijeauInterim Director

Amy Morrill Bijeau has worked in higher education administration and experiential learning for approximately 20 years. As the Director of Experiential Education, 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

Camilla AlwayStudent Advisor

Camilla Alway is the Academic Advisor for the Washington Semester Program. As Academic Advisor, Camilla works directly with students to guide them through AU academic processes to ensure their success. As a graduate of Indiana University, Camilla worked as a Peer Counselor in the IU Office of Overseas Study and as an English Teacher in Seoul, South Korea. Camilla’s experience in both higher and international education fostered a passion for aiding students throughout their academic careers. She is delighted to work with both domestic and international students throughout their DC experiences.

Terrell AustinPartner Relations Director

Terrell Austin brings 10 years of experience to her role as the Director of Partner Relations. Helping students explore specialized career paths to apply their skills and knowledge in real-world settings is the hallmark of her work. She is delighted to work with Washington Semester Program Partners to offer unparalleled experiences and make a life-changing semester in DC a reality for your students.

(202) 895-4953

AU Gap Faculty

Gul GurProfessorial Lecturer

Gul Gur is an expert American University professor where she teaches courses on US politics and government, international peace & security, and intercultural understanding.
Her research interests include identity conflicts, history and memory politics, minorities and youth. She also teaches a Global Conflict Analysis and Resolution course at George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Previously, she worked at various non governmental organizations in Washington D.C. and Istanbul including Search for Common Grounds, Institute for Economics and Peace, Economic Development Foundation. She also involved in youth programs and worked with youth from conflict areas including Central and South Asia, Korea and the US. She speaks Turkish and English.
(202) 895-4920

Faculty Spotlight

A Dedication to Excellence

Gap faculty are considered experts in their field and have experience teaching experiential education courses and working with undergraduate and first year students.

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