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Columbian College Dean Paul Wahlbeck

Wahlbeck Appointed CCAS Dean

The interim dean of Columbian College since 2018, Paul Wahlbeck has championed student opportunities, innovative programs and world-changing faculty research.

Learning & Discovery

Professor of Economics Tara Sinclair

The Post-Pandemic Economy

Is there a blueprint for restoring fiscal health? Tara Sinclair discussed where the economy goes from here—and how to prepare for a new normal.

Faculty Spotlight

Professor of Geography Michael Mann

Researchers Chart Social Distancing

Geography’s Michael Mann is constructing a distancing data map and Psychology’s Gabriela Rosenblau is linking COVID beliefs and behavior.

 


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  • Alexandria Cannon, BA '20 History a young black woman with curly hair in a black shirt

    Alexandria Cannon

    “Most history classes, you are in a discussion room talking about it, but with George Washington and his World, we get to take the class on his estate and relive through what he did.”

    Alexandria Cannon 
    BA '20
    History

  • George Sangiolo BS '18 a young man wearing a gray t-shirt

    George Sangiolo

    "The student body comes from very different backgrounds , and you can always find someone studying something you know nothing about.“

    George Sangiolo 
    BS '18
    Biophysics

  • Sarah Wagner, Associate Professor of Anthropology, a women with shoulder length hair wearing a tan jacket

    Sarah Wagner

    "As anthropologists, we go into communities and spend time trying to understand lived experiences. We tell people's stories. And we have an obligation to do it right"

    Sarah Wagner
    Associate Professor of Anthropology

  • Zachary Brown PhD 2027 a white man wearing a black t-shirt

    Zachary Brown

    "I chose GW because of the amazing faculty members in the department. I chose American Studies because of the relative amount of freedom the discipline provides in research."

    Zachary Brown
    PhD '27
    American Studies 

  • Debbie Wheeler, MS '84, a blonde women in a white button down shirt with a black sweater

    Debbie Wheeler

    "That degree has helped me in my entire career and I am still working with the same people I went to college with many years ago. I recommend this college to anyone"

    Debbie Wheeler
    MS '84
    Telecommunications Operations

 

59 majors, 65 minors | 17 graduate certificates, 53 master's degrees, 24 doctoral degrees

 

523 full-time faculty. 5,456 undergraduate students. 2,361 graduate students

 

81,401+ Columbian College alumni living in all 50 states and 120+ countries

 

 

 


 

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