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Phone: (202) 885-2940 Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu Undergraduate programs: aupublicaffairs@american.edu

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Public Affairs, School of 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016 United States

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Meet the PPL Faculty & Staff

The PPL faculty and staff are committed to the teaching and development of students in the politics, policy, and law scholars program.

Director


Chris Edelson Assistant Professor SPA - Government

Chris Edelson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government. His teaching and research interests focus on presidential national security power under the U.S. Constitution. His first book,

  edelson@american.edu

  (202) 885-6218

Faculty Advisor


Claire Griggs Professorial Lecturer SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology

Claire Griggs is a faculty member in the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology in the School of Public Affairs. Professor Griggs serves as the Faculty Advisor to the SPA Leadership Program and th

  cgriggs@american.edu

  (202) 885-6684

Advisory Board


Jessica Waters Dean of Undergraduate Education & Vice Provost for Academic Student Services Provost, Office of the

Jessica Waters is the Dean for Undergraduate Education and a faculty member in the School of Public Affairs as well as an adjunct faculty member at the Washington College of Law. Her research focuses

  waters@american.edu

  (202) 885-2301