Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs
Ashley Barnes is the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Programs covering Washington Mentorship Program, Mentorship Program in England, and Delaware in DC. She has worked in higher education administration for six years. Ashley has a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Howard University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Diane Lowenthal Senior Associate Dean
Diane Lowenthal is the Senior Associate Dean in SPExS. She came to AU in 2000 to teach American Politics Seminars and supervise Research Projects for the Washington Semester Program. Prior to joining AU, Dr. Lowenthal taught American Politics courses (including Campaigns and Elections, Political Behavior, Political Psychology, and Women and Politics) at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. Dr. Lowenthal earned a PhD in Social and Decision Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University.
Amy Morrill Bijeau Director of Experiential Education
Amy Morrill Bijeau has worked in higher education administration and experiential learning for approximately 20 years. As the Associate Director of Internships and Career Development, she provides ongoing guidance regarding internship best practices and enjoys leveraging technology to support students. Amy has a MEd in Counseling and Higher Education Administration from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in French and Religion from Wake Forest University.