College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

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

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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


Rajiv Satsangi is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. His research examines assistive and instructional technology in mathematics for supporting conceptual and procedural learning for students with learning disabilities. He has earned multiple recognitions for his contributions to the field, including the 2020 Samuel A. Kirk Research Publication Award from the Council for Exceptional Children’s Division for Learning Disabilities and the 2019 Must Reads Research Article Award from the Council for Learning Disabilities. His current projects study virtual and physical representations for teaching algebraic curricula to students in inclusionary settings. He earned his doctorate from Purdue University in 2015, prior to which he served as a high school Special Education mathematics teacher in Title-1 schools in Indianapolis, Indiana.