College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University


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.

Clark, Kevin

PhD, Pennsylvania State University
Director, Center for Digital Media, Innovation and Diversity
Center for History and NewMedia
Instructional Design and Technology
Learning Technologies Design Research

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Clark

Phone: (703) 993-3669
Fax: (703) 993-2722

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Thompson Hall L045
4400 University Dr.
MS 5D6
Fairfax, VA 22030


Kevin Clark, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Division of Learning Technologies, and Founding Director of the Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Kevin Clark is a full professor in the Learning Technologies Division of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. His research interests include the role of interactive and digital media in education, broadening participation in STEM careers and disciplines, and issues of diversity in children's media. In addition to his scholarly activities, Dr. Clark has more than 20 years experience as a designer, advisor, and consultant to informal learning and media organizations such as:  National Park Service, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), Common Sense Media, Fred Rogers Center, DHX Media, Disney Junior, Toca Boca, The Jim Henson Company, Hasbro, and Amazon Studios.   

Because of his work, Dr. Clark has also been honored by the White House as a STEM Access Champion of Change and selected as a Fellow for the Television Academy Foundation Faculty SeminarDr. Clark holds both a B.S. and M.S. in computer science from North Carolina State University and a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems from Pennsylvania State University.

Recent Publications

  • Clark, K. (2016). Technology tools for family engagement: The role of diversity. In C. Donohue (Ed.), Family Engagement in the Digital Age: Early Childhood Educators as Media Mentors. New York, NY: Routledge Publishing
  • Sumaroka, M., Clark, K., and Reich, S. (2015). Social and emotional learning opportunities in online games for preschoolers. In S. Tettegah & R. Ferdig (Eds.), Emotions and Technology: Communication of Feelings for, with and through Digital Media. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Publishing Company.
  • Scott, K., Sheridan, K., & Clark, K. (2014). Culturally Responsive Computing: A Theory Revisited. Learning, Media, and Technology. 1 - 25.
  • Scott, K. & Clark, K. (Eds.) (2013). Digital Engagement for Urban Youth: From Theory to Practice [Special Issue]. Urban Education, 48(3).
  • Sheridan, K., Clark, K., & Williams, A. (2013). Designing Games, Designing Roles: A Study of Youth Agency in an Urban Informal Education Program. Urban Education, 48(3), 734-758.

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