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Nancy Sachs Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

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(202) 885-6687 (Office)
SIS - School of International Service
East Quad Bldg - 309
Doctor of Management, University of Maryland/U.C.; M.A., University of Chicago; M.A./B.A., Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Nancy Sachs teaches graduate courses in social enterprise, executive leadership, and intercultural leadership at SIS. As the former Associate Director of the Kogod Center for Business Communications, she also has taught courses in strategic thinking and corporate social responsibility at AU's Kogod School of Business. In addition to teaching at AU, she has taught law students at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid, Peking University's School of Transnational Law, Australian National University, and Georgetown University Law Center. Dr. Sachs has more than 25 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors and developed award-winning public policy campaigns while in the federal government. She has worked as a news producer for public television, run her own publishing small business, and conducted field work in the Middle East. Professor Sachs began teaching at American University in 2005 and received an award for outstanding teaching.
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Spring 2020

  • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Methods of Social Innovation

  • SIS-628 Advanced Topics in Int'l Comm: Intercultural Leadership

  • SIS-793 Practicum in Int'l Affairs: Social Enterprise

Summer 2020

  • SIS-619 Special Studies in Int'l Pol: Social Entrprse Practicum Prep

  • SISG-775 Executive Leadership

Fall 2020

  • SIS-640 International Communication

  • SISG-775 Executive Leadership

  • SISG-775 Executive Leadership

  • SISG-775 Executive Leadership