Professor and Chair of AU's Department of Health Sciences, Dr. Anastasia Snelling, and AU Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Dr. Kathleen Holt, were recently featured in WalletHub’s 2017 Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians article. They provided expert advice for those transitioning to vegans and vegetarians, as well as advice on budgeting and government subsidization.
Beth Rabinovich is a project director at Westat, a research firm in Rockville, MD. She has conducted program evaluations for federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, and private foundations. Her federal clients have included the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), The U.S. Department of State (DOS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The topics of her program evaluations have ranged from issues involving older persons, victims of gender-based violence, and human trafficking. She has expertise in evaluation design, survey research, and qualitative methods. Many of her program evaluations involve designing performance measurement systems for ongoing monitoring of programs, as well as delivering technical assistance on monitoring and evaluation. Dr. Rabinovich has presented her work at annual conferences of the American Evaluation Association, The Gerontological Society of America, and the American Psychological Association. In addition to her evaluation work, Dr. Rabinovich has taught as an adjunct at the University of Maryland, University College and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She holds a doctorate in Human Development from the University of Maryland.
Dr. Ploumis-Devick is recognized nationally in the areas of leadership, organizational change, innovation, strategic planning, program design and professional development. For more than 25 years she has held graduate faculty, administrative, senior leadership, and consulting positions within legislative, governmental, higher education, non-profit, and community settings.
Ms. Bawden provides leadership and oversight on GAO’s portfolio related to domestic and international nuclear security and cleanup. Before becoming a GAO executive, Ms. Bawden spent more than a decade in NRE managing audits and evaluations of the Department of Energy’s national laboratories, nuclear weapons modernization programs and budgeting, and nuclear security enterprise infrastructure. During her executive training at GAO, Ms. Bawden served as an Acting Director in both GAO’s Education, Workforce & Income Security team and Strategic Issues team, where she provided leadership and oversight on a portfolio that included issues on student debt, retirement security, federal grants management…
American University placed #4 among 20 universities for most politically active students by Princeton Review.
TheBestSchools.org ranked American University #2 among 30 top-tier universities for best online master’s in public administration program.
"I was itching for stimulation and wanted to get back into writing. It was nice to have a year to relax after undergrad, but I was looking for something that could really get me thinking again -- help me learn more about communication."
Online Master of Arts in Strategic Communication professor, Pallavi Kumar, was named a power player in PR Week's Global Power Book 2017.
Nancy Brenowitz Katz is the Director of School Partnerships for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. In this role she builds and maintain cross-sector relationships with key national and local government agencies...
Feon Cheng, PhD, MPH, RDN, CHTS-CP, is a passionate nutrition researcher and educator. She received her PhD in Nutritional Science at the Pennsylvania State University, MPH in Community Health Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, and BS in Nutritional Science at the California State University, Los Angeles.