Julia John

Business Coordinator


Julia John is the Business Coordinator for American Studies.  Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Ms. John has been working on campus since 2001.  In addition to her work managing payroll, travel, and other financial matters for the department, Ms. John is a mother of four adult sons and enjoys her interactions with American Studies students.

Dana Persaud

Academic Coordinator


Dana is responsible for supporting the undergraduate and graduate American Studies programs. She worked for several years with the Maryland General Assembly and the Maryland Judiciary. She comes to us most recently from Anne Arundel Community College where she supported faculty, staff and students in Liberal Arts. She is a Southern Maryland native and in her free time she enjoys hiking with her dog, baking for friends, and drinking endless amounts of coffee.