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General Inquiries

College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 4C1
Fairfax, VA  22030

Contact e-mails:

Current student questions
Prospective student questions (undergraduate)
Prospective student questions (graduate)
General inquiries

Office hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Reception will take messages for staff as needed.

Administrative and Staff Offices

Dean's Office 

Rick Davis, Dean
Contact: Evie Alis, Executive Assistant to the Dean
College Hall, C200B

L. Whitman Brown, Director of Finance & Administration
College Hall, C200D

Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Programs
deLaski Performing Arts Building, A407F

Lauren Wagner, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs
College Hall, C211C

Justin SuttersAssistant Dean for Research and Assessment
Art & Design Buidling, 2009

Niyati DhokaiFaculty Fellow for Curricular Innovation

Emily GreenFaculty Fellow for Curricular Innovation

Academic Affairs Office

College Hall, Suite C211, MS 1H4, Fairfax, VA 22030
Academic Affairs inbox for policy and exception questions.

Lauren Wagner, Assistant Dean for Student Academic Affairs
College Hall, C211C

Jaimie AppletonCoordinator, Academic Affairs
College Hall, C211A

Christen Beatty, Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator

Dawn KelleyAssociate Director of Student Academic Affairs

Asma Omarzad, Associate Director for Graduate Academic Affairs

CVPA Development Office

Susan Graziano, Director of Development
College Hall, C211

Technology and Security

Federica Incerti, Director of Technology and Security

Schools and Programs

School of Art
Director: Zoë Charlton
Contact: Sisc Johnson
2050 Art and Design Building

Arts Management
Director: Karalee Dawn MacKay
Contact: Setarra Kennedy
3434 N. Washington Blvd, Suite 5064 MS 1C8, Arlington, VA 22201
703-993-8926 | General inquiries email

Computer Game Design
Director: Sang Nam
Contact: Mary Bean
2020 Art and Design Building

School of Dance
Director: Karen Reedy
Contact: Susan Brionez
Performing Arts Building (PAB), Room A300
703-993-1114 | General inquiries email

Film & Video Studies 
Interim Director: Cynthia Fuchs
Contact: Sam Sinagra
College Hall, C100D
703-993-5158 | General inquiries email

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music
Director: Linda Monson
Contact: Lauren Rigby 
PAB, Room A417D
703-993-2749 | General inquiries email

School of Theater
Interim Director: Djola Branner
Contact: Mary Burgess
PAB, Room A407
703-993-1120 | General inquiries email

Performing Arts Venues 

Center for the Arts
Julie Thompson, Executive Director
College Hall, C206
703-993-8874 | General inquiries email

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Rick Davis, Executive Director
Contact: Susan Landess
10900 University Blvd, MSN 5D2, Manassas, VA 20110
703-993-8624 | General inquiries email


Mason Exhibitions
Donald Russell, University Curator and Director, Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change
Jeffrey KenneyAssociate Curator
Sophie BaeCollection Manager, Associate Curator, Digital Media Manager
Art and Design Building, Suite 2050
703-993-8898 | General inquiries email