Research and Scholarly Works

IIR Celebration of Immigrant Artists as Entrepreneurs
IIR Celebration of Immigrant Artists as Entrepreneurs

Students and faculty in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences engage in research, analysis and creative work that address essential questions about our lives and our world. The college's range is wide, from traditional humanities such as English and philosophy to interdisciplinary social sciences such as bio-archaeology and neuroscience.  Particularly strong in interdisciplinary scholarship, the college addresses fundamental questions about human life and value in order to provide cutting-edge solutions to pressing social problems.

Associate Dean for Research

Michele Schwietz
phone: 703-993-5569
mschwiet@gmu.edu 

Associate Director, Post Award Services

Janice Cohen
phone: 703-993-8612
jcohen9@gmu.edu

Lincoln Mullen Wins Prestigious Book Prize

Lincoln Mullen Wins Prestigious Book Prize

Lincoln Mullen’s recent book, The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America (Harvard University Press, 2017), has just been awarded the “Best First Book in the History of Religions Award” by the American Academy of Religion.

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Dr. Andrew Peterson receives prestigious Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars award

Dr. Andrew Peterson receives prestigious Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars award

Dr. Andrew Peterson (Assistant Professor, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy and Department of Philosophy) has been awarded a major career-development grant from the Greenwall Foundation. In Fall 2018, Dr. Peterson will become a Greenwall Faculty Scholar. The award was made to support Dr. Peterson's ground-breaking work on the ethical and policy issues arising from the diagnosis of severe brain injury.

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Charlotte Gill awarded prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

Charlotte Gill awarded prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

Charlotte Gill, faculty member, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, and deputy director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, has been named a 2017 Carnegie Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for her work in police-community partnerships in crime prevention in Appalachian Kentucky.

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