College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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PhD, Purdue University
Assistant Professor
Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities
Sp Ed: General Curriculum
Special Education

Contact Information

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Phone: (703) 993-1746
Fax: (703) 993-4497
Email: rsatsang (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Finley Building 209
4400 University Dr.
MS 1F2
Fairfax, VA 22030


Dr. Rajiv Satsangi is an Assistant Professor of Special Education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Dr. Satsangi’s research is focused on studying the use of assistive technology in mathematics to promote procedural and conceptual knowledge through modeling and representational fluency for students with learning disabilities. His current research targets digital-based applications for teaching secondary standards aligned to Algebra 1 and Geometry curricula in inclusionary classrooms. Dr. Satsangi earned his Ph.D. in Special Education from Purdue University and holds a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Marian University and a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies, he served as a special education mathematics teacher in the Indianapolis Public School district.