College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Majors
Directors and Contact Information

Advertising (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Anthropology (BA)

Director: Daniel H Temple
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

Applied Global Conservation (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Art History (BA)

Director: Lawrence E. Butler
Contact: Carrie D. Grabo | 361 Robinson Hall B | 703-993-1249
Program email: lbutler@gmu.edu

Business and Sustainability (Environmental and Sustainability Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 416 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Childhood Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Childhood and Youth (Sociology: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

Chinese (Foreign Languages: Concentration in the BA)

Concentration Head: Karl Kuan Zhang
Contact: Karl Kuan Zhang | 311 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-4231
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Climate Change and Society (Environmental and Sustainability Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 416 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Communication (BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Creative Writing (BFA)

Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Criminal Justice (Criminology, Law and Society: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Criminal Justice (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (BA )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (BS)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Deviance, Crime, and Social Control (Sociology: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

Early Childhood Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Economics (BA )

Director: Jason Dunick
Contact: Jason Dunick | D155 Mason Hall, MS 3G4 | 703-993-1141
Program email: jdunick@gmu.edu

Economics (BS)

Director: Jason Dunick
Contact: Jason Dunick | D155 Mason Hall, MS 3G4 | 703-993-1141
Program email: jdunick@gmu.edu

Elementary Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

English (BA)

Director: J Samaine Lockwood
Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Environmental and Sustainability Studies (BA)

Director: Andrew Wingfield
Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 416 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Equity and Environmental Justice (Environmental and Sustainability Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 416 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Fiction (Creative Writing: Concentration in the BFA)

Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Foreign Languages (BA)

Contact: Colleen A Sweet | 330 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

French (Foreign Languages: Concentration in the BA)

Concentration Head: Christy Pichichero
Contact: Colleen A Sweet | 330 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Global Affairs (BA)

Contact: Catherine Studemeyer | 215D Mason Hall, MS 6B4 | 703-993-2156
Program email: cstudeme@GMU.EDU

Global Sociology (Sociology: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

History (BA)

Director: Jennifer Ritterhouse
Contact: Carrie D. Grabo | 361 Robinson Hall B | 703-993-1249
Program email: cgrabo1@gmu.edu

Homeland Security and Justice (Criminology, Law and Society: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Homeland Security and Justice (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Individualized (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA )

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: ncc@gmu.edu

Individualized (Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Individualized Study (BIS)

Director: Kenneth Thompson
Contact: Mark A Sistek | 230 Aquia Building, MS 5A9 | 703-993-4568
Program email: msistek@gmu.edu

Inequality and Social Change (Sociology: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

Integrative Studies (BA )

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Integrative Studies (BS)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

International Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Interpersonal and Organizational Communication (Communication: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Journalism (Communication: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Language Arts for Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Law and Society (Criminology, Law and Society: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Law and Society (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: sbarnet2@gmu.edu

Leadership and Organizational Development (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Legal Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Life Sciences (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Managerial Economics (Economics: Concentration in the BS)

Director: Jason Dunick
Contact: Jason Dunick | D155 Mason Hall, MS 3G4 | 703-993-1141
Program email: jdunick@gmu.edu

Media Production and Criticism (Communication: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Natural Science for Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Neuroscience (BS)

Director: Jane M Flinn
Program email: neurosci@gmu.edu

Nonfiction (Creative Writing: Concentration in the BFA)

Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Philosophy (BA)

Director: Rachel Jones
Contact: Rachel Jones | 462 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-3431
Program email: rjones23@gmu.edu

Philosophy and Law (Philosophy: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Rachel Jones
Contact: Rachel Jones | 462 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-3431
Program email: rjones23@gmu.edu

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Philosophy: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Rachel Jones
Contact: Rachel Jones | 462 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-3431
Program email: rjones23@gmu.edu

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Economics: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Jason Dunick
Contact: Jason Dunick | D155 Mason Hall, MS 3G4 | 703-993-1141
Program email: jdunick@gmu.edu

Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Jason Dunick
Contact: Jason Dunick | D155 Mason Hall, MS 3G4 | 703-993-1141
Program email: jdunick@gmu.edu

Poetry (Creative Writing: Concentration in the BFA)

Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Political Communication (Communication: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Psychology (BA )

Contact: Michael E Hurley | 2086 David King Hall | 703-993-4562
Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

Psychology (BS)

Contact: Michael E Hurley | 2086 David King Hall | 703-993-4562
Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

Public Relations (Communication: Concentration in the BA)

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Religious Studies (BA)

Director: John Turner
Contact: John Turner | 451 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-5604
Program email: jturne17@gmu.edu

Russian and Eurasian Studies (BA)

Director: James S. Levine
Contact: James S. Levine | 315 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1233
Program email: jlevin2@gmu.edu

Social Innovation and Enterprise (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Social Justice and Human Rights (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Concentration Head: Paul C. Gorski
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Social Science for Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Sociology (BA)

Director: Patricia A Masters
Contact: Erin McSherry | 441 Robinson Hall B, MS 5B1 | 703-993-5639
Program email: emcsherr@gmu.edu

Spanish (Foreign Languages: Concentration in the BA)

Concentration Head: Esperanza Roman-Mendoza
Contact: Colleen A Sweet | 330 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Work and Organizational Psychology (Psychology: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Carryl Baldwin
Contact: Michael E Hurley | 2086 David King Hall | 703-993-4562
Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

Work and Organizational Psychology (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Carryl Baldwin
Contact: Michael E Hurley | 2086 David King Hall | 703-993-4562
Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu