PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Director of Student Success, CEHD Student and Academic Affairs
Phone: (703) 993-2080
Fax: (703) 993-2082
George Mason University
Thompson Hall 2304
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Dr. Ivory M. Berry is the Director of Student Success in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Dr. Berry earned his Ph.D. (2014) and Master of Arts (2008) in Educational Policy Studies with a concentration in Socio-Cultural Studies and a research specialization in Evaluation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor of Science (2007) in Mathematics and minor in Psychology from Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In his professional role at Mason, Dr. Berry provides leadership in the areas of academic advising, retention, student engagement, degree completion, academic policies and procedures, and other student affairs functions. In addition to researching the effectiveness of high impact retention practices on underprepared and underperforming college students and structural barriers to college student success, Dr. Berry's research also focuses on students' perceptions and experiences of racial educational equity reform in high schools.