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Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
202-885-3753
researchau@american.edu
Wisconsin (4200), Suite 201 Washington, DC 20016-8075

Tubman, Jonathan G.
Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies

Vice Provost for Research & Dean of Graduate Studies
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8075
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Co-Chairs

  1. Douglas Kudravetz, CFO, Vice President and Treasurer

    Finance & Treasurer Office of

    Douglas Kudravetz was named Chief Financial Officer, Vice President and Treasurer of American University in July 2014. As chief financial officer, he oversees the overall financial and investment management of the university. His executive responsibi… More

    Send email to Douglas Kudravetz

    (202) 885-3283

  2. Jonathan Tubman, Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies, Office of

    Dr. Tubman works with departments and Colleges to develop new graduate programs and to ensure excellence in graduate education at AU. He also works with students, faculty, centers, institutes and external research partners to promote a culture of dis… More

    Send email to Jonathan Tubman

    (202) 885-3778


Members

  1. Aurora Carmichael, Director for Grants Administration & Program Development

    WCL - Grants & Programs

    Aurora Carmichael is the Director of Grants and Programs at American University Washington College of Law. She joined the staff in 1995 and is a motivated and solution-oriented senior academic and administrative officer with twenty years of experienc… More

    Send email to Aurora Carmichael

    (202) 274-4115

  2. Mark Clark, Associate Professor

    KSB - Management

    Dr. Clark has expertise in high performing teams, leadership, diversity, and strategic human capital. He is an active researcher, and his work has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and workshops. He has published in to… More

    Send email to Mark Clark

    (202) 885-1873

  3. Derrick L. Cogburn, Associate Professor

    SIS-School of Intl Service

    Dr. Derrick L. Cogburn is Associate Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service at American University. His serves as a core faculty member in the International Communication Program and is affiliated with the Internat… More

    Send email to Derrick L. Cogburn

    (202) 885-2400

  4. William DeLone, Professor

    KSB - Information Technology

    Professor DeLone is a Kogod Eminent Professor of Information Technology. He has served as the Acting Dean, the Senior Associate Dean, Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Information Technology. He also served as Chair of American… More

    Send email to William DeLone

    (202) 885-1959

  5. John Douglass, Associate Professor

    SOC - School of Communication

    John Douglass is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He has been at American for more than 30 years and through most of this time has served as director of the film and media arts division. His contributions to the Washington, DC media comm… More

    Send email to John Douglass

    (202) 885-2045

  6. Max Paul Friedman, Professor

    CAS - History

    Max Paul Friedman specializes in 20th-century U.S. foreign relations. A graduate of Oberlin College and U.C. Berkeley, he was a Woodrow Wilson Postdoctoral Fellow and has taught at Boulder, Buenos Aires, Tallahassee, and Cologne. His first book, Nazi… More

    Send email to Max Paul Friedman

    (202) 885-2154

  7. Jeffrey Hakim, Professor

    CAS - Math & Statistics

    Jeffrey Hakim’s research primarily lies within the broad mathematical areas of representation theory and harmonic analysis. Most recently, he has focused on supercuspidal representations and symmetric spaces over p-adic fields. His papers have also i… More

    Send email to Jeffrey Hakim

    (202) 885-3131

  8. Mary Eschelbach Hansen, Associate Professor

    CAS - Economics

    Mary Eschelbach Hansen is widely published in the fields of child welfare policy and economic history. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Institu… More

    Send email to Mary Eschelbach Hansen

    (202) 885-3793

  9. Sarah Irvine Belson, Executive Director, Institute for Innovation in Education

    CAS - School of Education

    Dr. Sarah Irvine Belson holds a PhD from Arizona State University. Her research explores educational opportunity for children with disabilities and teacher education policy. Her focus on applied interventions for children at risk attends to two major… More

    Send email to Sarah Irvine Belson

    (202) 885-3714

  10. Patricia Kelshian, Assistant Vice President of Risk Management and Safety Services

    Risk Mgt and Safety Services

    Send email to Patricia Kelshian

    (202) 885-3284

  11. Christopher Palmer

    SOC - School of Communication

    Chris Palmer is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts. He is also a speaker, author, and environmental and wildlife film producer. He has swum with dolphins and whales, come face-to-face with sharks and Kodiak bears, camped with wolf packs, an… More

    Send email to Christopher Palmer

    (202) 885-3408

  12. Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold, Director of Projects

    SOC - School of Communication

    Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold is SOC’s Chief of Staff, working with the Dean as well as faculty and staff of the School of Communication in developing initiatives for the School’s centers, institutes, projects and campaigns, as well as providing leadership … More

    Send email to Kristi Plahn-Gjersvold

    (202) 885-2059

  13. Ulysses J. Sofia, Professor

    CAS - Physics

    Send email to Ulysses J. Sofia

    (202) 885-2728

  14. David Swartz, Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    OIT - Office Admin

    Dave Swartz is American University’s vice president and chief information officer. Dr. Swartz has a long history of supporting university and health care computing and networking. Before coming to American University in 2007, he was the CIO at Georg… More

    Send email to David Swartz

    (202) 885-2612

  15. Frank Wilson, Director Of Accounting

    Controller's Office

    Send email to Frank Wilson

    (202) 885-2844