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Monday, May 15 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Importance of Public Impact FULL

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Bringing rigorous scholarship into the public arena and achieving the demands of being the ideal scholar-teacher can be a hard balance to strike.This panel discussion will provide context to the individual and institutional importance of gaining public impact, and how scholars can incorporate this mission into their work.

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Nancy Davenport

University Librarian, American University
Nancy Davenport is the University Librarian at American University. Immediately prior she was working in Vietnam on an AID funded project to create a parliamentary library for their legislature. She has held senior positions at the Library of Congress as the Director of Acquisitions... Read More →

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Scott A. Bass

Provost, American University
Scott A. Bass is the Provost at AU and Professor of Public Administration and Policy. A Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, Dr. Bass received the Donald P. Kent Award for exhibiting the highest standards for professional leadership in gerontology in teaching, service... Read More →
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James Goldgeier

Dean, School of International Service, American University
James Goldgeier is Dean of the School of International Service at American University. He taught previously at George Washington University and Cornell University, and he has held a number of public policy appointments, including Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs... Read More →
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Barbara Romzek

Dean, School of Public Affairs, American University
Dean of the School of Public Affairs at American University, Dr. Barbara Romzek is recognized for her expertise in the area of public management and accountability with emphases on government reform, contracting, and network service delivery. Her research has encompassed complex work... Read More →
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Peter Starr

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, American University
Peter Starr joined American University as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2009. In this role, he is responsible for 324 full-time faculty in 17 departments, 1820 undergraduate majors, 979 graduate students and over 40% of all enrollments at AU. His primary goals for... Read More →

Monday May 15, 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building