Contact Us

American Studies Department
The George Washington University
2108 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6070
Fax: (202) 994-8651
[email protected]

Gayle WaldChair
Jamie Cohen-Cole, Director of Graduate Studies
Elisabeth Anker, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Mona AzadiDepartment Operations Supervisor


Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The American Studies Department is housed in two separate buildings. The address of our second location is:

609 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

For a list of which faculty members are located in each of our two buildings, and for the location and telephone number of the TA Office, please consult our Departmental Directory.


Meet Our GAs!



Graduate Assistants make the (GW) world go 'round! Click here to get to know some more of the fantastic American Studies MA and PhD students working as GAs for the university!