Contact Us

Most faculty and staff are working remotely. The best way to contact them is via email. Important contacts for each program are listed below. For the most current information about classes, contact your advisor.

General Inquiries

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

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
Location: College Hall, C200B
703-993-8624

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

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

Kristin Johnsen-Neshati, Assistant Dean for International Programs & Critical Studies
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A407F
703-993-1122

Academic Affairs Office

Lisa Kahn, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Contact: Jaimie AppletonAdministrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211A
703-993-2196

Lauren Wagner, Associate Director, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211
703-993-1321

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Contact: Jaimie Appleton, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C204
703-993-9767

Asma Omarzad, Assistant Director for Graduate Affairs
703-993-9773

Andrew Comparin, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Coordinator
703-993-5572

Dawn KelleyAssistant Director, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
703-993-5576

Schools and Programs

School of Art
Director: Hasan Elahi
Contact: Mary Liles
Location: 2050 Art and Design Building
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu

Arts Management
Interim Director: Bill Reeder
Contact: Setarra Kennedy
Location: 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
Location: 2020 Art and Design Building
703-993-5734

School of Dance
Director: Karen Reedy
Contact: Jasmil Perez
Location: PAB, Room A300
703-993-1114 | dance@gmu.edu

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

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

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

Performing Arts Venues 

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

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Rick Davis, Executive Director
Contact: Susan Landess
Location: 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
Location: Art and Design Building, Suite 2050
703-993-8898 | avt@gmu.edu