First Year Advising Staff

Contact Us

First-Year advising is located in Clark Hall. You can email us at or call us at 202-885-7000.

If you are looking for the contact information for a specific staff member, please see our directory below.

If you are trying to make an appointment, please see the link under "Schedule an Appointment."

Schedule an Appointment

Outside of Add/Drop in the Fall and Spring semesters, each first-year advisor holds 30 minute appointments. Please click below to go to the online scheduler where you will choose your advisor and the time you want to meet with them. If you need to cancel your appointment, please let your advisor know as soon as possible.

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Drop-In Hours

During Add/Drop periods in the Fall and Spring semesters, first-year advisors utilize drop-in hours to meet with students. Each first-year advisor will post their drop-in hours on their and will email their advisees with their hours. Drop-in schedules can be accessed here.

Drop-In Hours

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Roshan Abraham AUx Instructor & Advisor Provost, Office of the

Roshan Abraham (he/him/his) holds a PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to his current position at AU, Roshan was an Assistant Professor of Classics and Religio

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Matthew Bruno Assistant Director, First Year Advising Provost, Office of the

Bruno is a double graduate of George Mason University (B.A.I.N. in Community Studies in 2005 and a M.A.I.S. in Higher Education in 2009). Currently, Bruno is an Assistant Director of First Year Advisi

  (202) 885-1523

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Camille Clark Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Camille Clark (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas. Prior t

  (202) 885-6896

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Caroline DeLeon Adjunct Instructor First Year Advising, Office of

Caroline serves as the Assistant Director of First Year Advising with the Office of Undergraduate Studies. She previously worked with AU as the Coordinator of Multicultural and First-Generation Progra

  (202) 885-6852

Amanda Dowd Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Amanda Dowd (she/her/hers) is a two-time graduate of The University of South Florida having earned a B.A. in Humanities and an M.L.A. in Humanities and Film Studies. Currently she serves as an Instruc

  (202) 885-6898

Joseph Dubose Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Joseph DuBose (he,him,his) serves as an American University Experience (AUx) Instructor & Advisor. He studied Human Resources at the University of Toledo where he later completed an M.A. in Higher Edu

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Caroline Figueiredo Hausmann Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Caroline Figueiredo Hausmann (she/her) is a passionate educator and has experience working across the world from teaching early childhood to advising undergraduate students and designing exchange prog

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Esther Philip Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Esther Philip (she/her/hers) currently serves as an AUx Instructor and Advisor. She is a Michigander who attained her B.S. in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in “Women and Leadership in Healthcare” a

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Erin Saunders Assistant Director, Student-Athlete Support Program Academic Support and Access Center

Erin Saunders is the Assistant Director of the Student-Athlete Support Program. A major focus of her role is to provide academic support to the Women's Basketball and Women’s Volleyball teams. Additio

  (202) 885-3890

Arthur Stallworth Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Arthur Stallworth (he/him/his) has a dynamic background in Higher Education. He has earned a Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Masters of Biomedical Sciences (MS), and Bach

Michelle Swiger Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Michelle Swiger (she/her/hers) is an AUx Instructor and Advisor. Previously, she worked in the Center for Community Engagement and Service. In this role she managed large-scale community engagement pr

  (202) 885-6850

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Briana Weadock Adjunct Instructor Provost, Office of the

Briana M. Weadock (she/her/hers) is the Director of First Year Advising working together with the AUx Program to provide first-year students with an introduction to American University, our common cor

  (202) 885-2120