Our faculty brings their business, entrepreneurial, and research backgrounds to the classroom to provide students with a well-rounded prospective on implementing instructional design and analytics into various fields. This program and the faculty's expertise prepares students to improve organizational learning and efficiency in the discipline of their choice.

Asma Ali

Adjunct Instuctor

Asma Ali Ph.D. is a program evaluation, outcomes, and applied social science researcher who brings over a decade of experience to her teaching and projects. As Founder and Principal Consultant at AA & Associates, a Chicago-based consulting firm, Ali's work focuses on the intersection of design, evaluation, and assessment development.

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Wylie Chen

Adjunct Instructor

Wylie Chen has nearly 20 years' experience in non-profit management, sports philanthropy, and technology. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of CrowdBrowse, a tech start-up web/App focused on creating a unique shopping experience for users while supporting small businesses… 

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Shyam Chidamber

Shyam Chidamber

Adjunct Professor

Shyam Chidamber is an experienced business executive, entrepreneur and educator. He is currently Senior Partner at Lamnington Partners - a boutique Marketing Strategy Consultancy and on the Advisory Boards of several local and global startups. He is also Founding Director of the Center for Information Technology and the Global Economy (CITGE) at American University. Prior to joining AU…

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Jennifer Hoeritz

Jennifer Hoeritz

Adjunct Instructor

Jennifer joined the Kogod School of Business in May 2012, bringing over fifteen years of Training and Development experience. She works collaboratively across the School, University and with educational providers to support…

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Allan Mink

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Info Technology & Analytics

Dr. Mink teaches Management, Information, and Systems (ITEC 616) as an Adjunct Professor at American University’s Kogod Graduate School of Business. Dr. Mink is the Managing Director for Systems Spirit, a boutique consulting team influential in connecting technology firms with the needs of the Department of Defense (DoD). His team analyzes…

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Alexia Nalewaik

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Alexia Nalewaik has over 25 years of experience in project controls, quantity surveying, and project management. Areas of focus include process QA/QC, audit, project analytics, and risk. For recent publications and research, see ResearchGate.

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Mohamed Nimer

Mohamed Nimer

Assistant Professor and Academic Director

Dr. Nimer has conducted field research on Middle Eastern and South Asian politics and development. He has worked with hard-to-reach communities ranging from rural areas in Egypt to Arab and...

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Chris Rhodes

Chris Rhodes

Professorial Lecturer

Chris Rhodes is a professorial lecturer for American University with an emphasis in identity politics, political economy of religion, and African studies. His BioAreas of Expertise include...

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Tanya Saloom

Tanya Saloom

Adjunct Instructor

Tanya Saloom is currently a research analyst at the Center for Naval Analyses specializing in the design, visualization, and delivery of health readiness metrics. She brings with her nearly a decade of experience in…

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Stephanie Schott

Stephanie Schott

Assistant Dean for Online Learning, SPExS

Stephanie Schott is the Assistant Dean for Online Learning in the School of Professional and Extended Studies. Stephanie draws from her experience and education in psychology, instructional design & technology, and online program development to…

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