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Khaldoun AbouAssi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Dr. AbouAssi holds a PhD in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. From 2012-2015, he was an Assistant Professor at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M.
Dr. AbouAssi’s research focuses on nonprofit and public management from a comparative perspective, examining organizational capacity, resources, and inter-organizational relations.
Mohammed Abu-Nimer is a Professor in the School of International Service and Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute. He has conducted interreligious conflict resolution training and interfaith dialogue workshops in conflict areas around the world, including Palestine, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, the Philippines (Mindanao), and Sri Lanka.
Robert Adcock is a Professorial Lecturer in the School of International Service. Dr. Adcock's interests focus on the politics of knowledge, the transatlantic history of the social sciences and of liberalism, and the philosophy and methods of the social sciences, especially qualitative and interpretive methods.
Robert Albro is a Research Associate Professor in the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies. Dr. Albro has maintained a long-term ethnographic focus on urban and indigenous politics in Bolivia. He is also an expert on Latin American social and indigenous movements. In addition, Dr. Albro researches and regularly writes about domestic and international cultural policy frameworks.
Erik Alda is a PhD student in Justice, Law and Criminology at American University. His main interest lies in the differences in crime and security in different countries in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa, and his dissertation will measure police performance in developing countries.
Michael Alonzo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science. He's a geographer specializing in satellite and airborne remote sensing of the terrestrial environment. His research focuses on: 1) Urban ecosystem analysis using fusion of hyperspectral imagery and lidar data, 2) Characterization of boreal forest fire effects in Alaska (also leveraging hyperpsectral and lidar data); 3) Land cover change analysis using Landsat time series algorithms.
Alida Anderson is an Associate Professor in the School of Education. Dr. Anderson's research examines relationships between cross-linguistic features and reading ability in school age monolingual and bilingual English and Chinese speakers with reading disabilities. She also studies the development and implementation of a response-to-intervention mathematics practice for teaching place value and number concepts to primary grade students with diverse language and learning needs in distressed urban school settings.
Frank Armour is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology. Dr. Armour's areas of research include: business analytics, databases, big data, enterprise architectures, business and requirements analysis, and Agile System Development Cycle Development (SDLC).
Dr. Boaz Atzili is the Director of the SIS Doctoral Program. He is also a faculty member in the Jewish Studies Program and the Center for Israel Studies, and an affiliated faculty member in Arab Studies. His interest is in international security with an emphasis on the politics of borders and territoriality, deterrence of non-state actors and their host states, and the international aspects of state weakness.
Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication and founder of the Center for Media & Social Impact, where she continues as Senior Research Fellow. Among her research interests is the impact of intellectual property laws on the production and consumption of media. She has also focused on the spaces and behaviors that foster exchange of public knowledge with the goal of resolving problems.
Dr. Tricia Bacon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology. Her research focuses on terrorist and insurgent groups' alliance behavior and decision-making, U.S. counterterrorism policy, and the role of intelligence in national security decision-making.
Dr. Karen Baehler is a Scholar in Residence in the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Her research interests include policy analysis, policy process, welfare implementation, and environmental justice.