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.

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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.

Professors Emeriti

  • David S. Anderson, BS, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development
  • Michael M. Behrmann, BS, MEd, EdD, Professor Emeritus of Special Education
  • David L. Bever, BS, MA, EdS, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Health Education
  • Barry K. Beyer, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • John E. Bonfadini, BS, MEd, EdD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education
  • M. Susan Burns, BS, MA, PhD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • Arthur W. Chickering, AB, AMT, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Virginia P. Collier, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • John Henry Cooper, BA, MA, DPE, Chair Emeritus of Health, Sport, and Leisure Studies
  • Dimiter M. Dimitrov, BS, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Edward Clark Dobson, BME, MS, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Lloyd E. Duck, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Dennis R. Dunklee, BME, MEd, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership
  • Mary Ann Dzama, BA, MEd, DEd, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Albert W. Edgemon, BAE, MA, EdD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Gary R. Galluzzo, BA, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Barbara Knight Given, BS, MEd, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Thomas Goodale, AAS, BS, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources
  • John Jeffrey Gorrell, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development
  • Joan P. Isenberg, BS, MS, EdD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • Evelyn J. Jacob, BA, PhD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • Carol J. Kaffenberger, BS, MEd, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Jack Levy, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Catherine L. Malloy, BSN, MPH, DrPH, Professor Emerita of Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources
  • William R. Martin, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Margo A. Mastropieri, BA, MEd, PhD, University Professor Emerita of Education
  • Joseph A. Maxwell, BA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Gustavo A. Mellander, AB, MA, PhD, DHL, Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Education
  • Priscilla K. Norton, BS, MS, EdD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • G. Linda Rikard, BS, MEd, EdD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Robert O. Ruhling, BS, MA, PhD, FACSM, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
  • Sylvia Y. Sanchez, BS, MS, EdD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Betty J. Schuchman, BS, MS, EdD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Thomas E. Scruggs, BA, MEd, PhD, University Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Carol J. Sears, BS, MS, PhD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Mark Spikell, BA, MEd, EdD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, BA, MS, PhD, Professor Emerita of Education
  • Wayne P. Thomas, BA, MEd, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • Eva K. Thorp, BA, MA, EdD, Associate Professor Emerita of Education
  • Gerald Wallace, BS, MEd, EdD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • C. Stephen White, BA, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Education
  • David K. Wiggins, AB, MA, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Sport Studies