Staff

Assistant Dean Ken Janjigian

Ken Janjigian Assistant Dean, ELTA

Ken Janjigian is the Assistant Dean of the English Language and Training Academy (ELTA). His responsibilities include program staffing, curriculum development and instruction, directing faculty, student advising and program recruitment. He frequently travels abroad to attend student fairs and meet with university staff.

ken.janjigian@american.edu
(202) 895-4919

Mindy, Corriher, Program Manager

Mindy CorriherProgram Manager, Elta

Mindy Corriher serves as the Program Manager of the English Language and Training Academy. In this role, she manages the admissions and onboarding processes and advises students in all ELTA programs. Mindy holds an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

corriher@american.edu
(202) 895-4970

Game Persse, Program and Admissions Specialist

Kopphorn "Game" Persse
Program & Admissions specialist, ELTA

Game serves as the Program & Admissions Specialist of the English Language and Training Academy. In this role, she manages student registrations, admissions, and onboarding processes as well as orchestrates ELTA-related events. Game holds an MA in English Language and Literature from School of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University, Thailand.

persse@american.edu
(202) 895-6927

Cindy Wang

Xinxin wang
Program Assistant, ELTA

Xinxin serves as the program assistant of the English Language and Training Academy. She assists in the planning and implementation of orientation events, monitors program emails, enters student data, prepares program materials, develops social media campaigns, and takes part in outreach to current and prospective students as well as faculty. Xinxin holds an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

xwang@american.edu
(202) 895-4945

Application Deadlines

Fall 2019

  • Domestic Students
    Final Deadline: August 16

Spring 2020

  • International Students
    Priority Deadline: November 1
  • International Students
    Final Deadline: November 15
  • Domestic Students
    Final Deadline: December 13