Minors
Directors and Contact Information

African and African American Studies (Minor)

Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology (Minor)

Contact: Jacquelyn Williamson | 3146 Horizon Hall, MS MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: jwilli98@gmu.edu

Anthropology (Minor)

Director: Haagen Klaus
Contact: Haagen Klaus | 6261 Horizon Hall, MS 3G5 | 703-993-6568
Program email: hklaus@gmu.edu

Arabic (Minor)

Contact: Nathaniel Greenberg | 5109 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1825
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Art History (Minor)

Director: Angela Ho
Contact: Angela Ho | 3143 Horizon Hall, MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: aho5@gmu.edu

Asia-Pacific and Northeast Asian Studies (Minor)

Contact: Byunghwan Ben Son | 6235 Horizon Hall
Program email: Bson3@gmu.edu

Brain, Body and Behavior (Minor)

Director: Jane M Flinn
Contact: Jane M Flinn | 2022 David King Hall, MS 3F5 | 703-993-4107
Program email: jflinn@gmu.edu

Childhood Studies (Minor)

Director: Pamela Watkins Garner
Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Chinese (Minor)

Director: Karl Kuan Zhang
Contact: Karl Kuan Zhang | 5114 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-4231
Program email: kzhang@gmu.edu

Classical Studies (Minor)

Director: Martin M. Winkler
Contact: Martin M. Winkler | 5151 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Clinical Psychology (Minor)

Concentration Head: Jerome Short
Program email: jshort@gmu.edu

Communication (Minor)

Director: Rodger Smith
Contact: Rodger Smith | 5171 Horizon Hall, MS 3D6
Program email: rsmith6@gmu.edu

Conservation Studies (CHSS) (Minor)

Contact: Sharon Spradling | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: sspradli@gmu.edu

Criminology, Law and Society (Minor)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Program email: cls1@gmu.edu

Design Thinking (Minor)

Academic Advisor: Robert Yi
Contact: Robert Yi | 2010 Art & Design Building, MS MS IC3
Program email: ryi6@gmu.edu

Developmental Psychology (Minor)

Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

Digital Humanities (Minor)

Digital Media and Web Design (CHSS) (Minor)

Economics (Minor)

Director: Jason Dunick

English (Minor)

Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 4167 Horizon Hall, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Film and Media Studies (Minor)

Director: Jessica Scarlata
Contact: Jessica Scarlata | 4106 Horizon Hall, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1160
Program email: fams@gmu.edu

Folklore and Mythology (Minor)

Director: Lijun Zhang
Contact: Lijun Zhang | 4109 Horizon Hall | 703-993-1178
Program email: lzhang31@gmu.edu

Forensic Psychology (Minor)

Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

French (Minor)

Director: Christy L Pichichero
Academic Advisor: Raluca Romaniuc
Contact: Raluca Romaniuc | 5143 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

German Studies (Minor)

Director: Natalia Dudnik
Contact: Natalia Dudnik | 5117 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-5260
Program email: ndudnik@gmu.edu

Global Affairs (Minor)

Program email: gloa@gmu.edu

Health Communication (Minor)

Director: Xiaoquan Zhao
Contact: Xiaoquan Zhao | 5106 Horizon Hall, MS 3D6 | 703-993-4008
Program email: xzhao3@gmu.edu

Health Psychology (Minor)

Program email: ugpsyc@gmu.edu

Health, Disease, and Culture (Minor)

History (Minor)

Director: Samuel Collins
Contact: Samuel Collins | 3108 Horizon Hall, MS 3G1 | 703-993-2158
Program email: scolline@gmu.edu

Human Development and Family Science (CHSS) (Minor)

Program email: HDFS@gmu.edu

Immigration Studies (Minor)

Director: Dae Young Kim
Contact: Dae Young Kim | 6208 Horizon Hall, MS MSN: 3G5 | 703-993-1441
Program email: dkio@gmu.edu

Industrial/ Organizational Psychology (Minor)

Intelligence Studies (Minor)

Director: Lisa Newmark
Program email: cls1@gmu.edu

Islamic Studies (Minor)

Director: Maria M Dakake
Contact: Maria M Dakake | 3117 Horizon Hall, MS 3F1 | 703-993-1292
Program email: mdakakem@gmu.edu

Italian Studies (Minor)

Director: Kristina Marie Olson
Contact: Kristina Marie Olson | 5146 Horizon Hall, MS MSN 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: kolson4@gmu.edu

Japanese Studies (Minor)

Director: Manako Fujiwara
Contact: Manako Fujiwara | 5107 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: mfujiwar@gmu.edu

Journalism (Minor)

Concentration Head: Kate Sweeney
Contact: Kate Sweeney | 5159 Horizon Hall | 703-993-1090
Program email: asween@gmu.edu

Judaic Studies (Minor)

Director: John Turner

Korean Studies (Minor)

LGBTQ Studies (Minor)

Contact: David Powers Corwin | 240K Johnson Center, MS 5B6 | 703-993-5458
Program email: dcorwin@gmu.edu

Latin (Minor)

Director: Martin M. Winkler
Contact: Martin M. Winkler | 5151 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Latin American Studies (Minor)

Program email: chssadv@gmu.edu

Leadership (Minor)

Director: Julie E. Owen
Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Linguistics (Minor)

Director: stvn h. weinberger

Medieval Studies (Minor)

Middle East Studies (Minor)

Director: Bassam S. Haddad
Contact: Bassam S. Haddad | 347 Research Hall, MS 3F4 | 703-993-2962
Program email: bhaddad@gmu.edu

Native American and Indigenous Studies (Minor)

Director: Eric Gary Anderson
Contact: Eric Gary Anderson | 4103 Horizon Hall, MS 3E4
Program email: eandersd@gmu.edu

Nonprofit Studies (Minor)

Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Philosophy (Minor)

Director: Kurt Brandhorst
Contact: Kurt Brandhorst | 6257 Horizon Hall, MS 3F1 | 703-993-1290
Program email: kbrandho@gmu.edu

Philosophy and Law (Minor)

Director: Kurt Brandhorst
Contact: Kurt Brandhorst | 6257 Horizon Hall, MS 3F1 | 703-993-1290
Program email: kbrandho@gmu.edu

Photojournalism (CHSS) (Minor)

Political Communication (CHSS) (Minor)

Concentration Head: Star A. Muir

Political Philosophy (Minor)

Director: Char R Miller
Contact: Char R Miller | 321 Research Hall, MS 3F4 | 703-993-1407
Program email: cmillerd@gmu.edu

Professional Experience in Communication (Minor)

Program email: cdadvice@gmu.edu

Professional and Technical Writing (Minor)

Director: Douglas Eyman
Contact: Laura Ellen Scott | 4167 Horizon Hall, MS 3E4 | 703-993-1179
Program email: lscott@gmu.edu

Psychology (Minor)

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

Religious Studies (Minor)

Director: Garry Sparks
Contact: Garry Sparks | 3137 Horizon Hall, MS 3F1 | 703-993-1290
Program email: gsparks@gmu.edu

Russian (Minor)

Director: Steve Barnes
Contact: Steve Barnes | 3163 Horizon Hall, MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: sbarnes3@gmu.edu

STEM in Society (CHSS) (Minor)

Social Innovation (Minor)

Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: smontiel@gmu.edu

Social Justice and Human Rights (Minor)

Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Sociology (Minor)

Director: Patricia Anne Masters
Contact: Patricia Anne Masters | 6205 Horizon Hall
Program email: pmasters@gmu.edu

Spanish (Minor)

Contact: Colleen A Sweet | 5135 Horizon Hall, MS 3E5 | 703-993-1220
Program email: language@gmu.edu

Sport Communication (CHSS) (Minor)

Contact: Kate Sweeney | 5159 Horizon Hall | 703-993-1090
Program email: asween@gmu.edu

Sport and American Culture (CHSS) (Minor)

Director: Christopher C Elzey
Contact: Christopher C Elzey | 3208 Horizon Hall, MS 3G1 | 703-993-1250
Program email: celzey@gmu.edu

Sustainability Studies (Minor)

Director: Andrew Wingfield
Contact: Sharon Spradling | 412 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-5336
Program email: sspradli@gmu.edu

Teaching English as a Second Language (Minor)

Contact: stvn h. weinberger | 3127 Horizon Hall, MS 3E4
Program email: weinberg@gmu.edu

Well-Being (Minor)

Contact: Sara Montiel | 402 Enterprise Hall, MS 5D3 | 703-993-1436
Program email: sisinfo@gmu.edu

Women and Gender Studies (Minor)

Contact: David Powers Corwin | 240K Johnson Center, MS 5B6 | 703-993-5458
Program email: wmst@gmu.edu