Government Adjunct Faculty

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Dan Arbell Scholar in Residence

Dan Arbell, a scholar-in-residence at the Center for Israeli Studies at AU, is a 25 year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service, serving in senior posts overseas in the UN, the US and Japan, and holdi

  arbell@american.edu

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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

Kamal Beyoghlow Adjunct Associate Professor

Kamal Beyoghlow is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Government at American University but a full Professor of Strategy, the Middle East, N. Africa, and Islamic Studies at the US National War College.

  beyoghlo@american.edu

Jeffry Burnam Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Jeff Burnam is an adjunct professorial lecturer in the School of Public Affairs. He holds a B.A. from Cornell University, an MA and PhD from the University of Chicago and a Senior Manager’s Certificat

  burnam@american.edu

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Richard Carroll Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

International economist and evaluation specialist working for development banks and bilateral aid institutions.

  rcarroll@american.edu

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Donald Fulsom Adjunct Instructor

A longtime Washington journalist and author, Don Fulsom is an adjunct professor in the Department of Government at American University, where he teaches “Watergate: A Constitutional Crisis.” In 2012,

  fulsom@american.edu

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R. Sam Garrett Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SPA - Government

R. Sam Garrett holds a Ph.D. in political science, M.P.A. and B.A. (summa cum laude), all from American University’s School of Public Affairs. He serves as Specialist in American National Government a

  samg@american.edu

  (202) 885-3491

Lucy Gettman Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Lucy Gettman is Executive Director of Women In Government (WIG), Inc., an organization of 2100+ women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, networking, expert forums and educationa

  gettman@american.edu

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Calvin Haney Associate Director, Leadership Development Center for Student Involvement

Calvin currently serve as an Associate Director for Student Activities. He is responsible for the development of leadership development curricula and programs for student clubs and organizations that

  calvinh@american.edu

Danielle Higgins Adjunct Instructor

Danielle Higgins is a doctoral student in Political Science at American University's School of Public Affairs. She specializes in Comparative Politics, with a secondary field in American Politics. Her

  dh6087a@american.edu

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Jeffrey Lane Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Jeff Lane has been an adjunct professorial lecturer in the School of Public Affairs since 2016. He is a counsel at the international law firm Dentons. Jeff joined Dentons after spending 20 years in th

  lane@american.edu

Roger Lukoff Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SPA - Government

Deputy Assistant Secretary, FHA Office of Healthcare Programs, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

  lukoff@american.edu

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Amanda Miller Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Amanda Fuchs Miller has 25 years of advocacy, policy, research and communications experience in and outside of government. As President of Seventh Street Strategies, Amanda consults with non-profits t

  fuchsmil@american.edu

Constance Morella Ambassador in Residence

Connie Morella served as U.S. ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris from 2003 to 2007. She represented Maryland’s 8th district in the U.S. House of R

  ac.morella@american.edu

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Anna Olsson Associate Director of Programs & Events Ctr for Teaching, Research and Learning

Anna started working for the Center for Teaching, Research and Learning (CTRL) as a graduate fellow, and resumed the position of Manager of Training and Assessment, and later Assistant Director of Tea

  aolsson@american.edu

  (202) 885-6077

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Keith Pemrick Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Keith J. Pemrick is a founding member and managing partner of Commonwealth Strategic Partners (CSP). CSP is a bipartisan public policy firm providing expert government consulting and lobbying services

  pemrick@american.edu

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Gregg Rothschild Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Gregg Rothschild is a Managing Director at The Glover Park Group where he advises a broad range of well-known technology and media brands. Before GPG, Gregg was the Chief Counsel and Deputy Chief of S

  grothschild@american.edu

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William Shields Adjunct Instructor

Bill Shields became Executive Director of the American Society for Public Administration, the largest and most prominent professional association for public administration, in January 2014. He brings

  shields@american.edu

John Shosky Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SPA - Government

John Shosky is the president of Roncalli Communications, Inc. He has been a professional speechwriter, consultant, coach, and trainer for over twenty-eight years. He has written more than 2800 speec

  jshosky@american.edu

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James Wallner Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

James I. Wallner is a senior fellow at the R Street Institute, where he is a member of its Governance Project team and Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group. James is the author of two books, The

  jwallner@american.edu

Gabe Whitbread Adjunct Instructor

Gabe Whitbread is a doctoral candidate in Justice, Law and Criminology at American University. Her primary research interests are comparative punishment policy and political philosophy. She specialize

  gw0539a@american.edu

Ayana Wilson Director of Center for Student Involvement Center for Student Involvement

Ayana serves as the Director for Center for Student Involvement. She brings over 10 years of leadership experience in student organization management, fraternity and sorority life, staff development,