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

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.


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.

PhD, University of Florida
Assistant Professor
Academic Program Co-Coordinator, Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

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Phone: (703) 993-3841
Fax: (703) 993-9380
Email: sdodman (

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Thompson Hall 2504
4400 University Dr.
MS 1E8
Fairfax, VA 22030


Stephanie Dodman is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education, College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Dodman teaches courses in curriculum and instruction. She joined the faculty in fall 2011 after earning her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Florida. Dr. Dodman joined the Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning program in 2013 after spending two years in the Elementary Education program. Her research surrounds issues in educational equity, particularly in regards to teacher learning and teacher professional development for high-needs schools and inclusive classrooms.

Research Interests

  • Teacher learning and leadership
  • High-needs school improvement
  • Job-embedded teacher professional development
  • School-university partnerships