George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences

At the heart of George Mason University’s mission is to support academic freedom and a diversity of thought.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences brings a human perspective to the mission of George Mason University, by grounding discovery in the subtle fabric of individual and cultural life that shapes our values, experiences and sources of well-being. That includes robust-yet-civil discussions of ideas and beliefs. We encourage people to express their opinions in this space, but we ask that eve

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06/11/2024

Hello Patriots! The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to sponsor "Framing the First Millennium," a First Millennium Network Conference on June 14th and 15th. πŸ”—in bio to register!

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Registration for Fall 2024 is open! Explore the Fall 2024 catalog to learn more. πŸ’šπŸ’›

06/10/2024

Our smiles are the biggest when we're with our ! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Tag your CHSS besties below! ⬇️

06/07/2024

🍩Happy National Donut Day, Patriots! Let's take a moment to appreciate the deliciousness of this beloved treat. Whether you prefer glazed or filled, today is the perfect excuse to indulge in a sweet delight. Treat yourself and share the joy with others! πŸŽ‰

06/05/2024

Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL is hosting an event called: Amygdala Unchained”: Ground Zero for the Syndemic and the Meta-Crisis on June 10, 2024 11:00AM to 2:00PM EDT at The Hub, Ballroom! πŸ”— in bio to register

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Each semester, our departments nominate their selections for outstanding graduating students. These students have excelled in the classroom, engaged in a wide range of extracurriculars, and leave behind a legacy of achievement after walking across the Mason graduation stage. πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸŽ“

Congratulations to some of this year’s Outstanding Graduate Student nominees! πŸŽ‰

05/27/2024

Happy Memorial Day! We are remembering and honoring those who have served and sacrificed for our country. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²

05/24/2024

As we approach Memorial Day, we want to shout out History professor Kevin Matthews's appearance on Fox Nation's series: Secret History of WWII documentary! He will also be holding an event Profs & Pints DC: Yanks in World War II Britain on June 3rd! πŸ”— in bio

05/24/2024

Interested in becoming a CHSS Student Ambassador? We are now accepting applications!

πŸ”— Apply here: https://ow.ly/GvIe50RUlT8

05/22/2024

Join our community of change makers πŸŽ“πŸ’šπŸ’›

Look towards your future and reach your professional goals at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University.

πŸ”— Learn more at the link in our bio!

05/18/2024

Tune in tomorrow to hear Dr. Robyn Mehlenbeck's interview with Community DC about George Mason Center for Community Mental Health!
Public Affairs Show times:
6:00 AM - 97.1 WASH, 98.7 WMZQ, HOT 99-5,
1190 iHeart Sports DC. 7:00 AM - BIG 100 & DC 101

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Each semester, our departments nominate their selections for outstanding graduating students. These students have excelled in the classroom, engaged in a wide range of extracurriculars, and leave behind a legacy of achievement after walking across the Mason graduation stage. πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸŽ“

Congratulations to some of this year’s Outstanding Undergraduate Student nominees! πŸŽ‰

05/16/2024

Last week, our CHSS graduates walked across the stage at our Degree Celebration and became . Let's revisit this unforgettable day! πŸŽ“πŸ’šπŸ’›

🎬 Xavier Jimenez

05/13/2024

CHSS Faculty Feature: Rutledge M. DennisπŸ’šπŸ’›

Professor Dennis has taught at Mason for over three decades, specializing in Sociology and Anthropology.

CHSS had the privilege of sitting down with Professor Dennis for a recent interview, where he offered sage advice for life post graduation.

πŸ”— Watch the complete interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hc8Bxz-UcH4

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Introducing our newest CHSS alumni! Congratulations, ! We can't wait to see all that you will accomplish! πŸ’šπŸ’›

05/10/2024

Our CHSS faculty are ready for today’s degree celebration! πŸŽ“

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Congratulations to all of our graduates! This was an unforgettable commencement ceremony this morning. We are so proud of our newest alumni! πŸŽ“πŸ’šπŸ’›

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It's Senior Spotlight time! πŸŽ“πŸ’šπŸ’›

Meet 7 of 's graduating seniors: Keila Rivera, Hali Frye, Kaylyn Barnhart, Kenzie Wright, Neha Reddy, Sophia Grace Torres, and Brandon Carter!

Swipe to read more about their favorite CHSS classes, Mason memories, and advice to their first-year selves.

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at last week's Food for Thought event! πŸ’šπŸ’›

Food for Thought supports the Center for Community Mental Health, which offers affordable and accessible mental health services to the community and trains the next generation of psychologists.

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05/07/2024

Calling all 2024 grads! The Just-in-Time Hiring Fair, coming up on May 13, is an excellent opportunity to network with employers, connect with alums, and get a job fast. Employers at this fair are searching for Mason talent to fill immediate job openings. For more information, visit go.gmu.edu/GetHired. Don't forget to bring your resume!

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It's Senior Spotlight time! πŸŽ“πŸ’šπŸ’›

Meet 5 of 's graduating seniors: Helena Hanson, Julian Lee, Sydney Lauren Foust, Anudari Oyunbold, and Heather Smith!

Swipe to read more about their favorite CHSS classes, Mason memories, and advice to their first-year selves.

05/06/2024

Graduation is right around the corner! We are requesting ALL May 2024 grads (undergraduate and graduate) take the Career Plans Survey as soon as possible, even if your plans after graduation are not yet final. This information highlights the overall outcomes of George Mason students to area employers, graduate programs and future students. πŸ”—in bio

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On April 23rd, the Women and Gender Studies' program and the LGBTQ+ Resources Center held Mason’s 2024 Lavender Graduation, an occasion celebrating LGBTQ+ students, allies, and graduates of the Women and Gender Studies program. πŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’›

Twenty graduates were celebrated for their accomplishments and contributions to Mason’s community.

Congratulations to our graduates and awardees! πŸŽ‰
πŸ“Έ Sarah Holland

πŸ”— Read more: https://chss.gmu.edu/articles/20708

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Food for Thought event is happening! It is a beautiful evening to support a wonderful cause. The Center for Community Mental Health offers affordable and accessible mental health services to the community while training the next generation of psychologists. Thank you for MC'ing!

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George Mason University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) recently hosted its 14th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, where 43 students presented their scholarly work.

Congratulations to all participants on their impressive presentations as well as the symposium's 2024 award recipients! πŸ’šπŸ’›

πŸ”— Read more: https://chss.gmu.edu/articles/20709

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Seven CHSS faculty and staff members were recently recognized at George Mason University's Outstanding Achievement Awards, which celebrates Mason’s faculty and staff across several awards categories.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients! πŸŽ‰πŸ’šπŸ’›
πŸ”— Read more: https://ow.ly/72wP50RsQtv

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