Graduate Academic Services Team

SOC Graduate Academic Service staff are here to help you throughout your graduate admissions process and course of study. Our vision is to reaffirm our caring academic community that inspires change in the field of communication.

Jean Kinnahan McGee Senior Graduate Academic Advisor SOC - School of Communication

Jean McGee serves as the graduate advisor for all graduate students in the School of Communication: full-time, part-time, weekend, and online.Jean advises the graduate students from the time their dep

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Katerina Kulagina Assistant Dean for Graduate Academic Services SOC - School of Communication

Dr. Katerina Kulagina has over 20 years of experience working in higher education. Katerina joined American University’s School of Communication in 2017, where she oversees graduate marketing, recruit

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Brandon Ferry Assistant Director of Admissions KSB - Kogod School of Business

Brandon Ferry joined the Graduate Academic Services team in 2019 as the School of Communication’s Recruitment Coordinator. In this role, he advises prospective graduate students on the school's master

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Stephanie Andrews Senior Director of Enrollment Management and Analytics SOC - School of Communication

Stephanie returned to American University in 2020, after five years at the American Immigration Council, where she led business development of private sector exchange visitor programs for interns and

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Tariq Nadim Academic Advisor SIS - School of International Service

Tariq Nadim joined AU in March 2020 after recently moving back to the U.S. from Australia where he spent most of his career in international education programs. Tariq brings multilingual skills, passi

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