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Faculty & Student Collaborations


American University is proud to offer many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in collaborative work with faculty. Read about the many exciting partnerships that are taking place at AU.

"Collaboration between faculty and students, is a win-win. It can provide the student with a valuable research experience and the professor with fresh ideas and perspectives." - AU Prof. Boaz Atzili

Engage with Research

There are many ways to connect with AU research! Learn about externally sponsored awards from government agencies and foundations received by faculty to conduct impactful research. Listen to podcasts such as SIS Big World that shines a spotlight on complex ideas and issues that matter and Faculty Cross Talks that focuses on pandemic misinformation & inequalities. Follow us on Twitter for research highlights and upcoming events.

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Dr. Pietroszek Delivers Talk At TAI

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AU’s Immigration Lab: Researching “All Things Migration”

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AU’s Immigration Lab: Researching “All Things Migration”

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The Institute's Volumetric Capture Studio

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SPA Professor Examines Windfalls for Local Economies

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