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Karen Houppert, New Associate Director, MA in Writing Program

Karen Houppert

The Writing Program is very pleased to announce that Karen Houppert has joined the MA in Writing program at Johns Hopkins University as the program’s new Associate Director. An award-winning teacher and writer, Karen has extensive, distinguished publications to her credit. She is the author of The Curse, Confronting the Last Unmentionable Taboo: Menstruation (FSG); read more…

Presidential Management Fellowship Program Finalists Announced


The Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF) has announced the finalist for 2017 class. There were 6,370 applicants and 417 finalists for the 2017 class. AAP Career Services is proud to announce that AAP has 3 of the finalists. Please join us in congratulating, Alexander C. Ruda Fall 2016 graduate from Applied Economics, Jesse Sloman in read more…

Member of Our Faculty Is on Trump Transition Team

James Carter

James Carter, who currently teaches “Tax Policy” for the Public Management program at Johns Hopkins University was recently appointed to the Trump Presidential Transition Team. Carter, a veteran of two presidential administrations and former Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee has been teaching at Johns Hopkins for the last four years. PoliticoPro recently ran a read more…

Odyssey MCAT Review in May/June 2017 Now Open for Registration

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Enroll Today Course Description The course was developed in close consultation with the Pre-Professional Advising Office at Johns Hopkins. It offers an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to the MCAT, using materials created by veteran instructors, the AAMC, and Examkrackers. The course is directed by Thomas Crain, Senior Lecturer at the Carey Business School who has directed MCAT courses read more…

Odyssey Spring 2017 Course Catalog Available Now!

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See thePDF of our Course Catalog for the spring semester. Register now! Spring 2017 highlights include: Perspectives: Two Multi-Speaker Programs at the USNA in Annapolis (Click here) BREXIT! How will it affect the European Union? (Click here) All Day Mini Law School (Click here) •  Plus, a separate Mini Law School series in Baltimore (Click read more…

2016 Advanced Academic Programs Career Fair Pictures

2016 AAP Career Fair

Thank you to everyone who visited us at our 2016 Advanced Academic Programs Career Fair on December 6, 2016! Advanced Academic Programs Career Services Advanced Academic Programs Professional Career Services Center Contact: Roni White, Associate Director Email:

John Caron Named New Associate Dean of AAP

John Caron

Beverly Wendland, the James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has named John Caron as associate dean of the school’s Advanced Academic Programs (AAP), effective January 1, 2017. Caron’s appointment will follow the retirement of Kathleen Burke—the current associate dean—at the end of 2016. Caron earned his doctorate of education read more…

Odyssey: Spring Weekend Writing Retreats

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Two Spring Weekend Writing Retreats — Registration now open! “Journal to the Self”: A Journaling Retreat (April 8-9, 2017) A Weekend of Journaling Experience with Diane Finlayson Memory and Imagination: A Writer’s Retreat (April 28-30, 2017) A Weekend of Writing Memoir and Poetry with Mary Azrael and Margaret Osburn Enrollment is limited, early registration is read more…

Lynn Johnson Langer and Debra Bowes at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala


AAP’s Program Director for Regulatory Science and Enterprise Programs, Lynn Johnson Langer, as well as one of our students, Debra Bowes (Masters in Biotechnology Enterprise and Entrepreneurship) will be speakers at Women In Bio DC/Baltimore Chapter’s Holiday Gala. Both will be discussing their leadership experience and present the WIB Scholarship award. Register for the event.