Our interdisciplinary Faculty Advisory Board is composed of leading academic scholars from across the American University community. Our International Advisory Board is composed of prominent expert practitioners from across the fields of disability policy, international development and global governance. Together, they comprise our Joint Advisory Board.
 

Joint Advisory Board Chair

Amb. Luis Gallegos
Chair, G3ICT; Senior Fellow, UNITAR; Chair, UN Committee to Negotiate the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; Former Ambassador of Ecuador to the US


Faculty Advisory Board

Dr. Louis Goodman, Chair
Professor and Dean Emeritus, School of International Service, American University

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Dr. Amitav Acharya
Professor and Chair, ASEAN Studies Initiative, School of International Service, American University

Dr. Alida Anderson
Associate Professor, School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, American University

Dr. Sarah Irvine Belson
Associate Professor and Executive Director, Institute for Innovation in Education, School of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, American University

Dr. Derrick L. Cogburn
Associate Professor and Executive Director, Institute on Disability and Public Policy,
School of International Service, American University

Dr. Robert Dinerstein
Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Experiential Education, Washington College of Law,
American University

Dr. J. Alberto Espinosa
Professor, Kogod School of Business, American University

Dr. Lindsay Grace
Associate Professor, School of Communication, American University

Dr. Mary Hansen
Associate Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, American University

Dr. Pek Koon Heng-Blackburn
Assistant Professor and Director, ASEAN Studies Initiative, School of International Service,
American University

Dr. Eric Hershberg
Professor of Government and Director, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University

Dr. David Hirshmann
Professor, School of International Service, American University

Dr. Nanette Levinson
Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, School of International Service,
American University


International Advisory Board

Dr. Victor Pineda, Chair
Founder and Executive Director, World Enabled

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Ms. Virginia Atkinson
Program Manager, Global Access and Inclusion, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Dr. Peter Blanck
Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University

Ms. Judith Heumann
Special Advisor on International Disability Rights, US Department of State

Dr. Katherine Kline
United Nations Volunteer Representative, S.E.R.R; Co-chair, Habitat III General Assembly of Partners Older Persons Partner Constituent Group; Member, NGO Committee on Ageing, New York Executive Committee

Mr. Axel Leblois
Executive Director, G3ICT

Dr. Joyce Malombe
Program Officer, Wellspring Advisors

Dr. M.N.G. Mani
Secretary General, International Council of Education for People with Visual Impairment

Ms. Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo
Disability Advisor, The World Bank Group

Mr. Michael Morris
Executive Director, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University; Director, National Disability Institute

Mr. David Morrissey
Executive Director, US International Council on Disabilities