Christopher Adams Adjunct Instructor

Chris Adams is director of training at the National Press Foundation, a Washington-based nonprofit that runs fellowships for working journalists. He joined the foundation in 2015 after 25 years as an

  adams@american.edu

Paul Albergo Adjunct Associate Professor

Paul Albergo is an adjunct professor of journalism. He is executive editor for Bloomberg BNA, a subsidiary of Bloomberg L.P., which provides professionals with a unique combination of news and authori

  paul.albergo@american.edu

Richard Benedetto Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Richard Benedetto is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He is a retired White House correspondent and columnist for USA Today and political columnist for Gannett News Service. He began teaching at AU

  benedett@american.edu

Douglas Hecox Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Doug Hecox is an adjunct professor of Journalism. From his work in Congress, the U.S. Departments of Justice, Transportation and the Treasury, and years of writing books, speeches, newspaper columns,

  doug.hecox@american.edu

Christine Lawrence Assistant Prof Emerita

Christine C. Lawrence is a full-time professor of Journalism. She brings her experience covering politics and government to the SOC journalism division having worked for 10 years as a senior editor an

Donald Markus Adjunct Instructor

Don Markus is an adjunct professor of Journalism. He has been teaching in the SOC for the past seven years. A sportswriter for the Baltimore Sun since 1985, Markus has taught Sports Journalism since 2

  markus@american.edu

Vandana Mathur Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecturer and Director of Writing Program

Vandana Mathur is an adjunct professor of Journalism. An alumni of American University's School of Communications, she has  been a journalist in the Washington, D.C., area for more than 20 years. She

  vmathur@american.edu

Gabriel Muller Adjunct Instructor

Gabriel Muller is an adjunct professor of journalism at American University. When he is not teaching, he works as a senior creative producer at Atlantic 57, the Atlantic's creative and consulting divi

  muller@american.edu

Robert Roberts Adjunct Instructor

Rob Roberts is the Director of Digital Strategy for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to joining Energy, Rob worked in a number of digital roles throughout government, academia and journalism, incl

  robertr@american.edu

Cecilia Simon Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Cecilia Simon is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She has worked for magazines and newspapers for more than 20 years. She is a contributor to The New York Times Education Life section, and a former

  csimon@american.edu

Andrew Tran Adjunct Instructor

Andrew Ba Tran is an investigative data reporter for the Washington Post. Tran previously was a data editor at The Connecticut Mirror's TrendCT.org, Prior to that, he was a data producer at The Bost

  tran@american.edu

Kathleen Tremmel Adjunct Instructor

Kathy Tremmel began her educational journey later in life, getting her AA at Iowa Western Community College in 2003. She was the Public Relations Officer of Phi Theta Kappa and also on the USA Today A

  tremmel@american.edu

Brian Westley Adjunct Instructor

Brian Westley is an adjunct instructor at American University. He is also Counsel, Standards & Practices, at Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) where he provides pre-broadcast counseling and legal advi

  bwestley@american.edu

Christopher Young Assistant Director, Student Involvement University Center and Student Activities

Chris Young advises student media as a member of American University’s Student Activities staff. He also teaches media writing as an adjunct instructor in the School of Communication. Chris joined the

  cyoung@american.edu