- A Message from Dean Camille A. Nelson from Orientation 2017
- Students Start Orientation Week with Local Community Service Projects
- AUWCL Kicks Off Orientation Week with Alumni Panel, Capitol Tour
- Diana Santos '08 to Present Immigration Law Webinar on Representing Unaccompanied Minors
- Associate Dean David Jaffe Contributes to Best-Selling Book "The Addicted Lawyer"
- Policing the Black Man, Edited by Professor Angela J. Davis, Addresses the Criminal Justice System's Adverse Impact on African American Boys and Men
- AUWCL Student Honored by American Bankruptcy Institute
- Alumna Receives American Foreign Service Association's Rivkin Award for Constructive Dissent
- Two Students Named 2017 Association of Corporate Counsel Scholars
- Professor Lindsay Wiley Elected President of American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics
- Center for Human Rights Presents Annual Congressional Human Rights Summer Series
- Student Receives Latham and Watkins Diversity Scholarship
- Judge Peter J. Messitte Awarded Order of the Southern Cross by Brazilian President Temer
- Three Washington College of Law Alumni Selected as Equal Justice Works Fellows
- Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Delivers Commencement Address to Washington College of Law Class of 2017
- Washington College of Law Recognizes Outstanding Students with 2017 Commencement Awards
- Professor Jones Gives Presentations to 10th Circuit Judges
- Impact Litigation Project Participates in Public Hearing of Inter-American Court of Human Rights in Costa Rica
- Tenth Annual Health Law and Policy Institute to Be Held at Tenley Campus in June
- Alumna Spotlight: Lizzie Lewis '15 Shares Her AUWCL Experience
- April 15, 2016
AUWCL Welcomes U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch as 2016 Commencement Speaker
- April 4, 2016
Conference Addresses "Gender Equality: Voices from the Global South"
- March 13, 2016
Camille Nelson Named New AUWCL Dean
- March 3, 2016
Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law to Host Intensive Summer Program at New Tenley Campus
- February 16, 2016
American University Law Faculty, SCOTUS Blog Founder Tom Goldstein Analyze What's Next for U.S. Supreme Court
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American University Washington College of Law Public Relations and Marketing
The AUWCL Office of Public Relations and Marketing is responsible for representing and promoting all facets of the law school through a variety of methods and media -advertising, branding, publications, video, social media, and website content. The office works with the media to connect faculty experts with reporters and producers covering current legal topics. The law school and its faculty experts receive more than 7,000 media hits each year from outlets in the U.S. and around the world. View some of our recent media highlights here.
In addition, the office works with AUWCL's Admissions Offices and its more than 20 special programs on marketing and outreach initiatives throughout the year. Please see our staff biographies below for information on the appropriate contact person for your needs.
Director, Public Relations and Marketing
Franki Fitterer has been the director of public relations and marketing at AUWCL since 2008. She manages the law school's marketing and media relations initiatives as well as publications and web content, and is the primary media contact for questions regarding the law school and its programs. She was previously the associate director for marketing and communications at California Western School of Law in San Diego where she directed the media relations and marketing programs. At California Western, Fitterer also conducted extensive media outreach for the California Innocence Project, a program that worked to free wrongfully convicted inmates. She has a B.A. in Communication (Journalism) from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. in Political Science from American University's School of Public Affairs.
Assistant Director of Marketing
Megan Crawford joined the public relations and marketing team in Fall 2013. She manages marketing, program advertising, and outreach projects for the law school, including Abroad and D.C. Summer Programs, print and digital publications, and other general marketing projects, as well as the law school's main social media accounts. Crawford brings over seven years of marketing and communications project management experience overseeing the implementation and development of print and online initiatives. Her background includes financial and health care marketing with an emphasis on education and literacy. She holds an MBA from Old Dominion University and a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Tennessee at Martin.