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Faculty and Staff Directory

  • Staff
  • Advisor to the President on Global Engagement for the Middle East and North Africa
  • Office of University Affairs
  • maen.areikat@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Executive Director, Federal Research Relations
  • Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
  • aarnold@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Director of Human Trafficking Training Initiatives
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • cheryl.bassett@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Executive Assistant and Special Projects Coordinator
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • caitlin.battey@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Lecturer and Editor in Residence
  • Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communcation
  • torie.bosch@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Senior Coordinator for Human Rights and Democracy
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • laura.chuckray@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
  • bcd@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • steve.crane@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Program Assistant to the Counterterrorism Center 
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • luke.englebert@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Director for Human Rights and Democracy Programs
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • paul.fagan@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Clinical Associate Professor 
  • Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society
  • Email: Mahmud.Farooque@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Human Trafficking Program Manager
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • hfische2@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Senior Advisor, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Professor of Practice of Leadership, School of Public Affairs
  • Special Advisor to the President for Leadership Initiatives
  • Benjamin.Freakley@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Professor of Practice, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • Director, Rule of Law and Governance Program, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • julia.fromholz@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Program Manager for Leadership Programs
  • McCain Institute for International Leadeship
  • rachel.hunkler@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Senior Director of Communications
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • luke.knittig@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Decision Theater Project Coordinator
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • akorewa@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Program Coordinator, International Rule of Law and Security Program
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • jacob.kostrzewski@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Program Assistant, Next Generation Leaders Program
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • calder.labriola@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Director of Operations, ASU Washington and California Centers
  • Office of University Affairs
  • roxanne.ladd@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Executive Director of National Research Initiatives
  • Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
  • rachel.levinson@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Assistant Director of Programs
  • Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes
  • jason.lloyd@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Editorial Director, Future Tense and Zócalo Pubic Square
  • Professor of Practice, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Special Advisor to the President, Office of University Affairs
  • andres.m@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Executive Director, Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems
  • Professor of Practice, School of Sustainability 
  • kathleen.merrigan@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Senior Director for Global Development
  • McCain Institute of International Leadership
  • fron.nahzi@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Senior Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies
  • michael.polt@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Senior Director of Counterterrorism and National Security
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • nicholas.rasmussen@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Co-Director, Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes
  • Professor of Science and Society, School for the Future of Innovation in Society
  • dan.sarewitz@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • University Advisor on Cyber Capabilities and Conflict Studies, Office of University Affairs
  • Professor of Practice, School of Politics and Global Studies
  • Senior Fellow, Center on the Future of War
  • robert.schmidle@asu.edu

 

  • Faculty
  • Professor of Practice, College of Public Service and Community Solutions
  • Special Advisor to the President, Office of University Affairs
  • jeffrey.selingo@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Program Manager, Leadership Programs
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • rachel.spera@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Associate Vice President, National Policy
  • Office of Government and Community Engagement
  • shay.stautz@asu.edu
  • Staff
  • Human Trafficking Program Assistant
  • McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • kelsey.syms@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Professor of Practice, College of Public Service & Community Solutions
  • kurt.volker@asu.edu
  • Faculty
  • Senior Director for Rule of Law, Governance and Security, McCain Institute for International Leadership
  • Professor of Practice, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • john.c.williamson@asu.edu

In addition to faculty and staff based in Washington, D.C., many ASU faculty in Arizona are also actively engaged in Washington, D.C. through their research, scholarship and teaching.

These faculty and staff provide their expertise to federal and international agencies, lead federally-funded research for the national academies, contribute to the development of public policy, connect students to national leaders, lead nationwide education initiatives and much more.  Read more about their work.

Resources and Services for Faculty and Staff

Temporary Work Space (Hoteling)

The ASU Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center features temporary work space (hoteling desks) for ASU faculty and staff visiting Washington, D.C.

Hoteling desks are located in a quiet office environment offering Wi-Fi, desktop computers, telephones, access to printers and copiers, as well as basic office supplies. More information on how to book a hoteling work space is availablePDF iconhere

Meeting and Event Space

Meeting and event space is available to all ASU faculty and staff for ASU-affiliated functions. Our conference rooms can accommodate groups up to 20 guests and feature video conferencing (including compatibility with Skype and Vidyo), audio conferencing, PowerPoint, Internet and cable TV capabilities.

The Event Pavilion, located on the eighth floor of our facility can accommodate seated functions to 60 and standing receptions to 120.

For more information on room capacities, pictures of the facility and hotel and catering recommendations, see hosting a meeting or event in Washington, D.C. 

The University Technology Office has representatives on site to assist with all hoteling and meeting space technology needs.

To make a reservation for a hoteling desk or meeting space, please contact:
Roxanne Ladd
roxanne.ladd@asu.edu
(202) 446-0381

Event Planning

Meeting and event-planning assistance is available for faculty and staff seeking to host functions in the Washington, D.C., area, either at ASU’s Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center or at an off-site location. Planning assistance may include:

  • Venue identification
  • Vendor acquisition and management, including catering, audio/visual, transportation, photography, videography, stage décor and signage.
  • On-site production, including registration and stage management

For assistance, please contact:
Roxanne Ladd
roxanne.ladd@asu.edu
(202) 446-0381

ASU in Washington, D.C. Brochure

Download the  PDF icon ASU Washington DC Brochure

 

National Policy Affairs Support Services

The Office of National Policy Affairs is available to help ASU faculty and staff with all matters of federal-related business. Examples of support services include:

  • Providing information about representatives, federal agencies and federal processes
  • Information about visiting the U.S. Capitol on ASU business
  • Assistance engaging national organizations such as APLU, Commercial Spaceflight Federation and the U.S Chamber of Commerce
  • Simplified online reporting of lobbying activity for faculty and staff

For assistance, please contact:
Shay Stautz, Associate Vice President, National Policy
Office of Government and Community Engagement
shay.stautz@asu.edu 

Federal Research Agency Support Services 

The Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development (OKED) in Washington, D.C. helps advance ASU as a top-tier research university by increasing information flow between Arizona and Washington. OKED staff in D.C. are a resource to ASU faculty and researchers when interfacing with federal agencies and can provide:

  • Federal research agency profiles
  • Best practices for interfacing with federal agencies and forming productive relationships
  • Assistance preparing for a successful meeting with a federal sponsor
  • Tips for preparing to host a sponsor site visit

OKED may also be able to provide funding for travel to D.C. Learn more

For assistance, please contact:
Rachel Levinson, Executive Director of National Research Initiatives
Office of Knowledge Enterprise Developoment
rachel.levinson@asu.edu

Future Tense Network

ASU faculty have the opportunity to express their ideas, share their research findings and engage with others interested in exploring emerging technologies and their transformative effects on society and public policy by participating in the dynamic Future Tense network. Faculty may write articles and blog posts for the Future Tense channel on Slate, and participate in Future Tense events in Washington, D.C. and around the country. Learn more

For assistance, please contact:
Joey Eschrich
futuretense@asu.edu
(480) 727-8621

Visitor Information

Arizona State University Barbara Barrett and Sandra Day O’Connor Washington Center

Address
1800 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006

Getting there

Metro
The Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center is metro accessible via the Farragut West metro station – 18th Street exit (blue, orange and silver lines). Upon existing the station, the facility will be on the corner behind you at 18th and I.

The Farragut North metro station is also in walking distance – approximately three blocks walk (red line).

Taxi
Taxicabs are readily available throughout Washington, D.C., and will be easy to access when departing from the Barrett & O’Connor Washington Center.

Parking
Street parking is very limited in the Farragut Square neighborhood. If you cannot find a metered spot, the following local parking garages are recommended:

  • Colonial Parking – 1775 I Street, NW
    Open Monday thru Thursday, 7:00AM to 8:00PM Friday, 7:00AM to 10:00PM
    Saturday, 7:00AM to 3:00PM
    $12 for the first hour; $20 daily max

  • Farragut Center Parking – 1725 I Street, NW
    Open Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 10:00PM
    $12 for the first hour; $20 daily max

  • PMI – 1722 I Street, NW
    Open Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 7:00PM
    $12 for the first hour; $20 daily max

  • Penn Parking – 1801 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (access via 18th Street)
    Open Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 7:00PM
    $12 for the first hour; $20 daily max

Nearby hotels with negotiated rates

ASU has negotiated rates with two local hotels. These rates are available, as hotel capacity allows, through the hyperlinks below.

One Washington Circle Hotel
Located six blocks from the Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center (0.5 mile walk), One Washington Circle Hotel offers both an on-site restaurant and a kichenette in each room. The ASU rate includes complimentary wi-fi, daily newspaper and on-site fitness center.

The Normandy Hotel
The Normandy Hotel is located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC, 1.5 miles from ASU's Barrett & O'Connor Washington Center. The ASU rate includes complimentary wi-fi. 

 

Additional nearby hotels

A list of additional nearby hotels is available PDF iconhere

 

Contact Us

For general inquiries about the ASU Washington Center:

Roxanne Ladd, Director of Operations
ASU Washington and California Centers
roxanne.ladd@asu.edu
(202) 446-0381

Individual contact information for all faculty and staff affiliated with ASU in Washington, D.C. is available in the Faculty and Staff section.

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