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About SPA


Mailing Address
Ward Building
(AU/Robb Hill)

Visiting SPA

If you are thinking about joining the SPA community, the School of Public Affairs welcomes guests to visit its home in the Ward Circle Building on AU’s main campus.

Prospective Graduate Students

As a prospective graduate student, you may schedule a meeting with a member of the Graduate Admissions department. Whenever possible, your visit will include a meeting with a current student, academic advisor, or faculty member.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

As a prospective undergraduate student thinking about attending American University, we encourage you to visit our campus. If you would like to learn more, arrange a visit and speak with an SPA staff member please contact the Manager of Undergraduate Recruitment & Retention (information is below) or contact the AU Welcome Center.

Justin M. Williams
Manager of Undergraduate Recruitment & Retention


Success Story

Michael Danielson

SPA Doctoral Student Wins Fulbright to Examine Migration and Local Politics in Mexico

The next time Mike Danielson returns to Mexico to research indigenous communities, he will do so as a Fulbright Scholar. The PhD student in the School of Public Affairs has just become the 54th American University student since 2000 to earn the award.

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