College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.


School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

GSE PhD in Education Committee

Committee Members

  • Hjalmarson, Margret (Director): GSE
  • Baily, Supriya: GSE; International Education
  • Baker, Courtney: GSE; Mathematics Education Leadership
  • Berkeley, Sheri: GSE; Special Education
  • Caswell, Amanda: RHT; Exercise, Health, Fitness, and Promotion
  • Clark, Kevin: GSE; Learning Technologies Design Research
  • Gilbert, Andrew: GSE; Science Education
  • Hunter, Seth: GSE; Education Leadership
  • Miller, Angela: GSE; Research Methodology
  • Parker, Audra: GSE; Teaching and Teacher Education
  • Parsons, Allison: GSE; Literacy and Reading
  • Pierce, Lorraine V.: GSE; Multilingual/Multicultural Education
  • Powell, Marvin: GSE; Research Methodology
  • Sheridan, Kimberly: GSE; Educational Psychology
  • Steinberg, Matthew: GSE; Education Policy
  • Varier, Divya: GSE; Educational Psychology
  • Vesely, Colleen: GSE; Early Childhood Education