Contact Us

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

John Wilkin, Director of Finance & Administration
Location: College Hall, C200D

Susan Graziano, Director of Development
Location: College Hall, C211

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

Academic Affairs Office

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

Lauren Wagner, Associate Director, Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C211

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Contact: Jaimie Appleton, Coordinator, Academic Affairs
Location: College Hall, C204

Asma Omarzad, Associate Director for Graduate Affairs

Christen Soos, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Coordinator

Dawn KelleyAssistant Director, Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Schools and Programs

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

Arts Management
Interim Director: Bill Reeder
Contact: Setarra Kennedy
Location: 3434 N. Washington Blvd, Suite 5064 MS 1C8, Arlington, VA 22201
703-993-8926 |

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

School of Dance
Director: Karen Reedy
Contact: Susan Brionez
Location: PAB, Room A300
703-993-1114 |

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

Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music
Director: Linda Monson
Location: PAB, Room A417D
703-993-2749 |

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

Performing Arts Venues 

Center for the Arts
Julie Thompson, Executive Director
Location: College Hall, C206
703-993-8874 |

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


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 |