Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
The Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (CCPS) is an integrated teaching, research, and study program of the School of Public Affairs at American University, focusing on the United States Congress and the presidency and the interactions between them.
Campaign Management Institute: For over two decades the Campaign Management Institute (CMI) has served as a nationally recognized program designed to train individuals for participation in local, state, and federal political campaigns.
Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute: Modeled on the Campaign Management Institute, the Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute provides students with an intensive exploration of the art and craft of the lobbying profession.
Faculty and staff
- Dr. James A. Thurber, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies Director
- Dr. Candice Nelson, Campaign Management Institute Director