Doctoral
Directors and Contact Information

Applied Developmental Psychology (Psychology: Concentration in the PhD)

Director: Timothy W Curby
Program email: psycgrad@gmu.edu

Clinical Psychology (Psychology: Concentration in the PhD)

Director: Tara Chaplin
Program email: psycgrad@gmu.edu

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (Psychology: Concentration in the PhD)

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

Communication (PhD)

Director: Chris Clarke
Contact: Brittany Sanders | 5201 Horizon Hall, MS 3D6 | 703-993-1090
Program email: commgrad@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (PhD)

Director: Allison D. Redlich
Program email: clsgrad@gmu.edu

Cultural Studies (PhD)

Director: Denise Albanese
Contact: Jon Aponte | 703-993-2851
Program email: cultural@gmu.edu

Economics (PhD)

Director: Christopher Coyne
Contact: Mary Jackson | D156 Buchanan Hall (formerly Mason Hall), MS MSN 3G4 | 703-993-1135
Program email: econgrad@gmu.edu

Education Specialization in Higher Education (PhD)

Director: P Daniel Chen
Contact: Katie Richards | 315 Enterprise Hall, MS 1B3 | 703-993-2310
Program email: hepadmin@gmu.edu

History (PhD)

Interim Director: Cynthia A. Kierner

Human Factors/Applied Cognition (Psychology: Concentration in the PhD)

Director: William S Helton
Program email: psycgrad@gmu.edu

Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Psychology: Concentration in the PhD)

Concentration Head: Stephen Zaccaro
Program email: psycgrad@gmu.edu

Institutions and Inequalities (Sociology: Concentration in the PhD)

Director: Manjusha Nair
Contact: Katherine Foarde | 6207 Horizon Hall, MS 3G5 | 703-993-1440
Program email: fislam2@gmu.edu

Linguistics (PhD)

Director: Douglas J Wulf
Program email: dwulf@gmu.edu

Psychology (PhD)

Program email: psycgrad@gmu.edu

Sociology (PhD)

Director: Manjusha Nair
Contact: Katherine Foarde | 6207 Horizon Hall, MS 3G5 | 703-993-1440
Program email: fislam2@gmu.edu

Sociology of Globalization (Sociology: Concentration in the PhD)

Director: Manjusha Nair
Contact: Katherine Foarde | 6207 Horizon Hall, MS 3G5 | 703-993-1440
Program email: fislam2@gmu.edu

Writing and Rhetoric (PhD)

Director: Michael G Malouf
Program email: wrphd@gmu.edu