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AU Experience I Working Group

The AUx1 Working Group is comprised of full-time faculty and staff representing a cross section of the University's community. The AUx1 Working Group is charged with refining the AUx1 curriculum.

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Jessica Waters (Chair)– Dean of Undergraduate Education and Vice Provost for Academic Student Services

Robin Adams – Director of Educational Programs and Training, Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Matt Bruno* – Assistant Director, First Year Advising, UEAS

Christina Colasanto - Associate Director for First Year Experience, Housing & Residence Life

Mickey Irizarry - Director, Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Ashley Roccamo (ex officio)– Instructional Designer, University Library

Izzi Stern (ex officio)– Program Manager, AUx, UEAS

Stef Woods – Faculty Director, American University Experience I (AUx1)

*has served/currently serving as an AUx Instructor

AU Experience II Council

The AUx2 Council is comprised of full-time faculty and staff from varied disciplines. The AUx2 Council has worked to refine the AUx2 curriculum and provide training and support for AUx2 instructors through monthly Faculty Learning Community sessions (in close partnership with CTRL). Additionally, each council member serves as a mentor to a group of AUx2 instructors, offering guidance on course content and class facilitation throughout the semester.

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Jessica Waters (Chair) – Dean of Undergraduate Education and Vice Provost for Academic Student Services

Justin Bernstine* – Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Services, SOC

Caroline DeLeon* – Assistant Director, First Year Advising, UEAS

Traci Dennis – Professorial Lecturer, School of Education

Michael MacEwen (ex officio) – Manager, Financial and Academic Administration, UEAS

Juliana Martinez – Assistant Professor, World Languages and Cultures, CAS

Jane Palmer – Professorial Lecturer, Department of Justice, Law & Criminology, SPA

Hannah Park – Assistant Librarian, University Library

Sybil Roberts* – Director of African American and Diaspora Studies, CAS

Ashley Roccamo (ex officio) – Instructional Designer, University Library

Izzi Stern (ex officio) – Program Manager, AUx, UEAS

Amanda Taylor – Assistant Vice President, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Office of Campus Life

*has served/currently serving as an AUx Instructor

Campus Partners

Faculty, staff, and students from the AU community shared their knowledge and ideas, providing feedback on the AUx1 curriculum and the AUx2 curriculum during its creation and revision process.

Expand the boxes below for a list of campus partners. Please note that these lists are not exhaustive.

Scott A. Bass, Formerly of Office of the Provost

Mary Clark, Office of Academic Affairs

Jessica Waters, Office of Undergraduate Education

Gail Short Hanson, Formerly of Office of Campus Life

Fanta Aw, Office of Campus Life

Christopher Moody, Formerly of Housing & Residence Life

Lisa Freeman, Housing & Residence Life

Robert Hradsky, Formerly of Office of the Dean of Students

Sara Bendoraitis, Center for Diversity & Inclusion

Briana Weadock, AUx Instructor & Director of First Year Advising

Matt Bruno (Bruno), AUx Instructor & Assistant Director of First Year Advising

Senem Bakar, International Student & Scholar Services

Traci Callandrillo, Office of Campus Life

Mark Schaefer, University Chaplain

Jennifer Johnson, Orientation, Transition & Retention

Katie Porras, Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution

Mickey Irizarry, Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Sara Yzaguirre, Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Maya Vizvary, Formerly of Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Abby Wolfe, Formerly of Health Promotion & Advocacy Center

Regina Curran, Title IX

Fariha Quasem, Title IX

Shyheim Snead, AU Alum

Devontae Torriente, AU Alum

Taylor Dumpson, AU Alum

Diego Alemán, AU Alum

Nakeesha Ceran, One Card & Dining Programs

Juliann Winn, Formerly of Academic Support & Access Center

Marianne Thomson, Formerly of Academic Support & Access Center

Gihan Fernando, Career Center

Kiho Kim, CAS Faculty

Lyn Stallings, Formerly of CAS Faculty

Alison Thomas, CAS Faculty

Lacey Wootton, CAS Faculty

Caleen Jennings, Formerly of CAS Faculty and Chair, PCDI

Larry Engel, SOC Faculty

Rose Shinko, SIS Faculty

Shirleyne McDonald, Office of Enrollment

Courtney Pollack, AU Abroad

Isaac W. K. Thweatt, Formerly of Office of Alumni Relations

Scott A. Bass, Formerly of Office of the Provost

Mary Clark, Office of Academic Affairs

Jessica Waters, Office of Undergraduate Education

Robin Adams, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Tiffany Speaks, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Michelle Strange, Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Sara Bendoraitis, Formerly of Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Larry Engel, SOC Faculty

Filippo Trevisan, SOC Faculty

Leena Jayaswal, SOC Faculty

Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, School of Education

Fanta Aw, Office of Campus Life

Bev-Freda Jackson, SPA Faculty

Andrea Brenner, AUx Creator, Former Director & Curriculum Designer

Celine-Marie Pascale, CAS Faculty

Theresa Runstedtler, CAS Faculty

Lily Wong, CAS Faculty

Caleen Jennings, Formerly of CAS Faculty and Chair, PCDI

Juliana Martinez, CAS Faculty

Sarah Trembath, CAS Faculty

Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, CAS Faculty

Gay Young, CAS Faculty

David Vine, CAS Faculty

Eileen Findlay, CAS Faculty

Amanda Choutka, CAS Faculty

David Pike, CAS Faculty

Mike Bader, CAS Faculty

Keith Leonard, CAS Faculty

Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus, CAS Faculty

Michele Carter, CAS Faculty

Maria De Jesus, SIS Faculty

Christine Chin, SIS Faculty

Easten Law, SIS Faculty

Malini Ranganathan, SIS Faculty

Maina Singh, SIS Faculty

Derrick Jefferson, Library

Sonya Grier, KOGOD Faculty

Emily Lindsay, KOGOD Faculty

Elijah Fosl, AU Alum

Koji Wieber, AU Alum

Janny Jang, AU Alum

Gabriel Benitez, AU Alum

Krista Chavez, AU Alum

Jaelynne Palmer, AU Alum

Chrissandra Jackson, AU Alum

Serina Williams, AU Student

Raquel Baudrit, AU Alum

Jacqueline Lantsman, AU Student

Dyani Brown, AU Alum

Salimah Shabazz, AU Alum

Ashley Dejean, AU Alum