Anna Keegan, Program Manager, American Democracy Project
Anna Keegan is the Program Manager for the American Democracy Project (ADP) at AASCU where she works with ADP coordinators, partners, and AASCU colleagues to develop programming and ensure students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to be engaged citizens. Prior to her role at AASCU, Anna served as Program Manager at the National Democratic Institute (NDI), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness, and accountability in government. Anna managed programs across the Asia-Pacific region and worked closely with international partners, subject-matter experts, and staff to design, implement, and evaluate activities. Prior to NDI, she focused on gender policy and women’s political participation in her graduate coursework and fellowships, served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mongolia, and worked in university advancement. Anna holds a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology & Anthropology from Colgate University.
Jody Dixon is the Program Coordinator for Global Initiatives in AASCU’s Office of International Education. She comes to AASCU after two years as a recruiter and advisor for the International Training and Education Program in the School of Education at American University, and five years in Japan as an
assistant language teacher for the Japan Exchange and Teaching program (JET Program). She earned her M.A. in International Training and Education from American University and her B.Sc. in Geography from the University of the West Indies, Mona (Jamaica).