In the fall of 2008, anthropology major Robert Donahue attended a George Mason University career fair, looking to become more marketable to potential employers seeking students majoring in anthropology. A year later, he traveled to the Middle East in pursuit of the same goal.
Dr. Joel Beninin speaks on Egypt's Neoliberal Economic Restructuring and the Struggle for Worker Rights. Beninin is a professor of middle east history at Stanford University and the former director of middle east studies at the American University in Cairo. Monday, October 25, 2010
Sociologist Lisa Hajjar lectures on the case of Omar Khadr. Khadr is the youngest person imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Hajjar is an associate professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara. Monday, October 04, 2010.
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.
Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.
George Mason University has taken a substantial step forward in becoming the area’s leader in Islamic studies. Provost Peter Stearns announced that Mason has received a $4 million commitment to create the Center for Global Islamic Studies.
A comparative panel featuring Dr. Bassam Haddad, Dr. Hazel McFerson and Dr. Ming Wan will discuss how the current economic crisis has affected economic development. Considered leaders in their respective fields of research, these three scholars will convene on Nov. 11 at 12 p.m. at Mason Hall in an event that is free and open to the public.
George Mason University welcomes Dr. Cemil Aydin as the new director of its Center for Global Islamic Studies. Aydin joined Mason’s History and Art History Department in the fall of 2009, holding the Endowed IIIT Chair in Islamic Studies, bringing with him years of experience in the fields of history and Middle Eastern studies.