College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

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Dr. Jennifer I. Hathaway
PhD, Vanderbilt University
Assistant Professor
Literacy, Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning
Associate Director, Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, PhD, Center for Literacy
Academic Program Coordinator, Literacy

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Hathaway

Phone: (703) 993-5789
Fax: (703) 993-5300
Email: jhathaw2 (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Thompson Hall 1604
4400 University Dr.
MS 4B3
Fairfax, VA 22030


Dr. Jennifer I. Hathaway is an Assistant Professor of Education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.  She also serves as the Academic Program Coordinator for Literacy.  She teaches elementary reading methods courses for prospective teachers and graduate level courses preparing teachers to serve as Reading Specialists.  Her research interests include effective elementary literacy instruction, literacy coaching, teacher education, and professional development.  Jennifer received her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University in Teaching and Learning with a concentration in Language, Literacy, and Culture after teaching for several years in elementary schools in North Carolina.