Check out what's new in American Studies!
Check out what's new in American Studies!

Check out American Studies Courses for Spring 2022!

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Prof. Melani McAlister | Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Meet Colleen!

Colleen grew up in Oregon and is glad to be at GW learning more about American Studies, culture, and history. Some of the topics that really draw Colleen are political theology and how politics and religion interact. She lives in Alexandria with her husband and their fluffy cat, Lani. 

We sat down to interview Colleen, which you can view here!
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