Contact Us

General Inquiries

College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 4C1
Fairfax, VA  22030
Dean's office inbox for general questions only

Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Reception will take emails and messages for staff.

Administrative and Staff Offices

Dean's Office 

Rick Davis, Dean
Contact: Evie Alis, Executive Assistant to the Dean
College Hall, C200B
703-993-8624

John Wilkin, Director of Finance & Administration
College Hall, C200D
703-993-8877

Susan Graziano, Director of Development
College Hall, C211
703-993-4188

Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Programs
deLaski Performing Arts Building, A407F
703-993-1122

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
703-993-1321

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and International Programs
Jaimie AppletonCoordinator, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211
703-993-2196

Justin SuttersAssistant Dean for Research and Assessment

Jaimie AppletonCoordinator, Academic Affairs
College Hall, C211A
703-993-2196

Christen Beatty, Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator
703-993-5572

Dawn KelleyAssociate Director of Student Academic Affairs
703-993-5576

Asma Omarzad, Associate Director for Graduate Academic Affairs
703-993-9773

Niyati DhokaiFaculty Fellow for Curricular Innovation

Emily GreenFaculty Fellow for Curricular Innovation

Technology and Security

Federica Incerti, Director of Technology and Security

Schools and Programs

School of Art
Interim Director: Don Starr
Contact: Mary Liles
2050 Art and Design Building
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu

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

Computer Game Design
Director: Sang Nam
Contact: Mary Bean
2020 Art and Design Building
703-993-5734

School of Dance
Director: Karen Reedy
Contact: Susan Brionez
Performing Arts Building (PAB), Room A300
703-993-1114 | dance@gmu.edu

Film & Video Studies 
Interim Director: Cynthia Fuchs
Contact: Sam Sinagra
College Hall, C100D
703-993-5158 | film@gmu.edu

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music
Director: Linda Monson
Contact: Lauren Rigby 
PAB, Room A417D
703-993-2749 | music@gmu.edu

School of Theater
Interim Director: Djola Branner
Contact: Mary Burgess
PAB, Room A407
703-993-1120 | theater@gmu.edu

Performing Arts Venues 

Center for the Arts
Julie Thompson, Executive Director
College Hall, C206
703-993-8874 | stagecfa@gmu.edu

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Rick Davis, Executive Director
Contact: Susan Landess
10900 University Blvd, MSN 5D2, Manassas, VA 20110
703-993-8624 | Hylton@gmu.edu

Galleries

Mason Exhibitions
Donald Russell, University Curator and Director, Provisions Research Center for Art & Social Change
Jeffrey KenneyAssociate Curator
Art and Design Building, Suite 2050
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu