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Academic Advising - Key Contacts

Each School or College has a team of academic advisors to provide assistance to students in planning their academic pursuits. The listing below provides key contacts in each school/college.

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College of Arts and Sciences

Jack Ramsay

Jack Ramsay

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Academic Counselor

Jack joined the CAS advising unit in 2002. He works with students intending to major in American studies, elementary education, Jewish studies, math, statistics, philosophy, religion, foreign languages, and with undecided students, letters D - H. Pre... [More]

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202-885-3970
CAS - Dean's Office


Kogod School of Business



Brian McEntee

Brian McEntee

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Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Ksb

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202-885-1909
KSB - Acad Progs - Graduate




School of Communication

Jean Kinnahan McGee

Jean Kinnahan McGee

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Graduate Academic Advisor

Jean McGee serves as the graduate advisor for all graduate students, full-time, part-time, and weekend, in the School of Communication. She has been working with the SOC graduate students since 2006. Prior to that she worked with SOC undergraduate st... [More]

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202-885-2078
SOC - School of Communication


Jill Swiatowy Heitzmann

Jill Swiatowy Heitzmann

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Assistant Director, Undergraduate Recruitment & Retention

Jill has been a part of the School of Communication since 2009, leading recruitment and retention initiatives for undergraduates in the School of Communication. She works to build community and positively affect retention through student involvement ... [More]

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202-885-2038
SOC - School of Communication


School of International Service

Justina Anthracite

Justina Anthracite

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Assistant Director, Undergraduate Academic Advising

Justina completed a two-month tour through nine countries of what was then Europe after graduating from college. Her goal as an advisor is to help students figure out what they are passionate about and how they want to make a difference in the world.... [More]

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202-885-1705
SIS - School of International Service


Marley Crutcher

Marley Crutcher

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Assistant Director, Graduate Academic Advising

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202-885-1733
SIS-School of Intl Service


School of Public Affairs

Robert Briggs

Robert Briggs

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Senior Academic Counselor

Bob Briggs is the Academic Counselor to students in the MA programs within the Department of Government. He is, also, the Academic Counselor to students in any/all of the PhD programs within SPA.

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202-885-6204
SPA - Government


Carl Cook

Carl Cook

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Senior Academic Counselor

Carl Cook advises undergraduate students in Justice, Law & Criminology and undecided students in SPA.

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202-885-2936
SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology


Janet Nagler

Janet Nagler

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Academic Counselor

Janet Nagler has been an Academic Counselor at American University since 1981, when she began advising adult and nondegree students, both graduate and undergraduate in the (former) Continuing Education Advising Center. In 2000 she transferred to the ... [More]

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202-885-6224
SPA - Public Admin and Policy


Linda Spicer

Linda Spicer

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Part Time Staff

Ms. Spicer has been an academic counselor in SPA's Department of Justice, Law and Society since 1989. Prior to that she worked in AU's University Publications and Printing Office, the Washington College of Law, and the Registrar's Office. Ms. Spicer ... [More]

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202-885-6456
SPA - Justice, Law and Society