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PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington
Assistant Professor
Research Methodology

Contact Information

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Phone: (703) 993-1718
Fax: (703) 993-2013
Email: mcallcum (

Meagan Call-Cummings's website

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
West Building 2204
4400 University Dr.
MS 6D2
Fairfax, VA 22030


Dr. Call-Cummings is an Assistant Professor of Qualitative Methodology in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.  She specializes in critical, participatory, and feminist methodologies.  

Research Interests

  • Critical, Feminist, Qualitative methodologies
  • Participatory Action Research and Youth Participatory Action Research
  • Photovoice
  • Narrative methodologies
  • Research in schools/with youth/with communities on issues that are of concern for youth, teachers, parents, administrators, communities, etc.
  • Creation, implementation, and evaluation of local- and school-level policies that promote equity, justice, peace, understanding.
  • Working with historically marginalized and/or underserved people