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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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Academic Advisors

Kogod School of Business

School of Communication

Jean Kinnahan McGee Senior Graduate Academic Advisor SOC - School of Communication

Jean McGee serves as the graduate advisor for all graduate students in the School of Communication: full-time, part-time, weekend,  and online.Jean advises the graduate students from the time their de

  (202) 885-2078

School of International Service

Mary Barton Academic Advisor SIS - School of International Service

SIS graduate students are among the most dynamic and dedicated people it has ever been my privilege to know. They are the central motivators for my career here which began in the SIS Dean's Office

  (202) 885-1607

School of Public Affairs

Robert Briggs Senior Academic Counselor SPA - School of Public Affairs

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.

  (202) 885-6204

Janet Nagler Part Time Staff SPA - Public Admin and Policy

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 Educatio

  (202) 885-6224