Loredana Carson, M.P.P.A., works as an Academic Advisor in the MPPA Department. In addition, she teaches the Foundation courses for International students in the MPPA program. The Foundation course serves to acclimate the students to American University practices and focuses on the best practices of researching, writing, and oral presentation skills as well as providing an overview of American history and government. Loredana has worked with International students for over 20 years, including 17 years as an adult educator at Conejo Valley Adult School where she also directed an academic program preparing adults for college. She holds a B.A. in Linguistics from UCLA.