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

Undergraduate Degrees
Directors and Contact Information

Advertising (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

African and African American Studies (Minor)

Director: Wendi N. Manuel-Scott
Contact: Wendi N. Manuel-Scott | 332 Enterprise Hall, MS 5E4 | 703-993-1201
Program email: wmanuels@gmu.edu

Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology (Minor)

Contact: Lawrence E. Butler | 340 Robinson Hall B, MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: lbutler@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

Anthropology (Minor)

Director: Daniel H Temple
Contact: Daniel H Temple | 437B Robinson Hall B, MS 3G5 | 703-993-3447
Program email: dtemple3@gmu.edu

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

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Arabic (Foreign Languages: Concentration in the BA )

Concentration Head: Nathaniel Greenberg
Contact: Nathaniel Greenberg | 320 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1825
Program email: ngreenbe@gmu.edu

Arabic (Minor)

Contact: Nathaniel Greenberg | 320 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1825
Program email: language@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

Art History (Minor)

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 | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Childhood Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA )

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Childhood Studies (Minor)

Director: Pamela Watkins Garner
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: kzhang@gmu.edu

Chinese (Minor)

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

Classical Studies (Minor)

Director: Martin M. Winkler
Contact: Martin M. Winkler | 313 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

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

Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: ldesjard@gmu.edu

Communication (BA )

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Communication (Minor)

Director: Rodger Smith
Contact: Rodger Smith | 121B Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6
Program email: rsmith6@gmu.edu

Consciousness and Transformation (Minor)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Conservation Studies (Minor)

Contact: Lisa Des Jardins | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: smsc@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: cls1@gmu.edu

Criminal Justice (Concentration in the BS)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: cls1@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (BA )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: cls1@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (BS )

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Stephanie Barnett | 348 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-3514
Program email: cls1@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (Minor)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Elli Ambros | 336 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-5675
Program email: eambros@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: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Economic Systems Design (Minor)

Director: Jason Dunick

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

Economics (Minor)

Director: Jason Dunick

Elementary Education (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
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

English (Minor)

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 | 412 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 | 412 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

Film and Media Studies (Minor)

Director: Cynthia Fuchs
Contact: Cynthia Fuchs | 461 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4
Program email: cfuchs@gmu.edu

Folklore and Mythology (Minor)

Director: Joy Fraser
Contact: Joy Fraser | 441 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1178
Program email: jfraser3@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

French (Minor)

Director: Christy Pichichero
Contact: Christy Pichichero | 319 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

German Studies (Minor)

Director: Natalia Dudnik
Contact: Natalia Dudnik | 308 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-5260
Program email: ndudnik@gmu.edu

Global Affairs (BA )

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

Global Affairs (Minor)

Director: Lisa C Breglia
Contact: Niklas Hultin | Mason Hall, MS 6B4 | 703-993-5778
Program email: gloa@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

Health Communication (Minor)

Director: Xiaoquan Zhao
Contact: Xiaoquan Zhao | 325 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-4008
Program email: xzhao3@gmu.edu

History (BA )

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

History (Minor)

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: cls1@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: cls1@gmu.edu

Human Development and Family Science (BA )

Contact: Bethany Letiecq | 1101 Thompson Hall, MS 4C2 | 703-993-5076
Program email: bletiecq@gmu.edu

Human Development and Family Science (Minor)

Contact: Bethany Letiecq | 1101 Thompson Hall, MS 4C2 | 703-993-5076
Program email: bletiecq@gmu.edu

Immigration Studies (Minor)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Dae Young Kim | 308 Robinson Hall B, MS MSN: 3G5 | 703-993-1441
Program email: dkio@gmu.edu

Individualized (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA )

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: ncc@gmu.edu

Individualized (Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Individualized Study (BIS)

Director: Kenneth Thompson
Contact: Mark A Sistek | 253 Robinson Hall A, 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: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Integrative Studies (BS)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Intelligence Analysis (Minor)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Contact: Elli Ambros | 336 Enterprise Hall, MS 4F4 | 703-993-5675
Program email: eambros@gmu.edu

International Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

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

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Islamic Studies (Minor)

Director: Maria M Dakake
Contact: Maria M Dakake | 445 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-3582
Program email: mdakakem@gmu.edu

Italian Studies (Minor)

Director: Kristina Marie Olson
Contact: Kristina Marie Olson | 309 Aquia Building, MS MSN 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: kolson4@gmu.edu

Japanese Studies (Minor)

Director: Manako Fujiwara
Contact: Manako Fujiwara | 334 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-4412
Program email: mfujiwar@gmu.edu

Journalism (Communication: Concentration in the BA )

Director: Anne M. Nicotera
Contact: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Journalism (Minor)

Director: Beth Jannery
Contact: Beth Jannery | 121A Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6
Program email: bjannery@gmu.edu

Judaic Studies (Minor)

Director: Randi L Rashkover
Contact: Randi L Rashkover | 447 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-2778
Program email: rrashkov@gmu.edu

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

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Latin (Minor)

Director: Martin M. Winkler
Contact: Martin M. Winkler | 313 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Latin American Studies (BA )

Acting Director: Lisa C Breglia
Program email: las@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: cls1@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: cls1@gmu.edu

Leadership (Minor)

Director: Julie Owen
Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

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

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Legal Studies (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BA)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Life Sciences (Integrative Studies: Concentration in the BS)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Linguistics (Minor)

Director: Steven H. Weinberger

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: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Middle East Studies (Minor)

Director: Bassam S. Haddad
Contact: Bassam S. Haddad | 228 Robinson Hall A, MS 3F4 | 703-993-2962
Program email: mes@gmu.edu

Multimedia (Minor)

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Native American and Indigenous Studies (Minor)

Director: Eric Gary Anderson
Contact: Eric Gary Anderson | 405C Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4
Program email: eandersd@gmu.edu

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

Contact: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Neuroscience (Minor)

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

Nonprofit Studies (Minor)

Contact: Donna O Sherrard | 405 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1437
Program email: sisinfo@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 (Minor)

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 and Law (Minor)

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 (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 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: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
Contact: Catherine Wright | 314 Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1278
Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Political Philosophy (Minor)

Director: Char R Miller
Contact: Char R Miller | 211 Robinson Hall A, MS 3F4 | 703-993-1407
Program email: cmillerd@gmu.edu

Professional Writing (Minor)

Director: Douglas Eyman
Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 481 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@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

Psychology (Minor)

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: Megan Lynn Edmondson | 703-993-1090
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 | 443 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-5604
Program email: jturne17@gmu.edu

Religious Studies (Minor)

Director: Maria M Dakake
Contact: Maria M Dakake | 445 Robinson Hall B, MS 3F1 | 703-993-3582
Program email: mdakakem@gmu.edu

Russian (Minor)

Director: James S. Levine
Contact: James S. Levine | 315 Aquia Building, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1233
Program email: jlevin2@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: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Social Justice (Minor)

Director: Paul C. Gorski
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: Troy J. Lowery | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Sociology (BA )

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

Sociology (Minor)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Dae Young Kim | 308 Robinson Hall B, MS MSN: 3G5 | 703-993-1441
Program email: dkio@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

Spanish (Minor)

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

Sport Communication (Minor)

Director: Beth Jannery
Contact: Beth Jannery | 121A Robinson Hall A, MS 3D6
Program email: bjannery@gmu.edu

Sport and American Culture (Minor)

Director: Christopher C Elzey
Contact: Christopher C Elzey | 369B Robinson Hall B, MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: celzey@gmu.edu

Sustainability Studies (Minor)

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

Teaching English as a Second Language (Minor)

Contact: Steven H. Weinberger | 429 Robinson Hall A, MS 3E4
Program email: weinberg@gmu.edu

Women and Gender Studies (Minor)

Director: Angela Jean Hattery
Contact: Nancy Xiong | 240K Johnson Center, MS 5B6 | 703-993-5458
Program email: wmst@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