• April 8, 2024

    With elections looming in Mexico and the United States, a cohort of Schar School students and professors headed to an election hot spot to learn more about it: the border wall.

  • December 13, 2022

    Helon Habila, a professor of creative writing, and an acclaimed international author, has never shied away from important issues. The author of four novels and a factual account of the 2014 kidnapping in Nigeria of 276 young girls by the terrorist group Boko Haram, Habila says he strives to describe history through the eyes of ordinary people.

  • June 13, 2022

    Foreign-born professional athletes in the United States can serve as agents of inclusiveness and equality at the intersection of sports, immigration and inclusion.

  • September 2, 2021

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s (R) GoFundMe page for building a border wall leaped to $54 million in just a few days. The Schar School’s Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, an immigration and border expert, wonders who is donating, given the graft of previous efforts to privately finance the project.

  • August 26, 2021

    Mason's Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a nationally recognized expert on the U.S.-Mexico border, has a slightly different view of the border region than we generally see on television news. She talks about the wonders and the dangers of the region, her research into border security, social movements and human trafficking.

  • Tue, 06/25/2019 - 05:30

    Millions of people were captivated by the murder mystery case involving Adnan Syed and Hae Min Lee, after George Mason University law school alumna Rabia Chaudry took the case to NPR and the hit podcast “Serial” was born.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Dr. Carol Cleaveland is an Associate Professor of Social Work at George Mason University. She teaches SOCW 674 Psychopathology, SOCW 645 Community Clinical Practice and SOCW 653 Immigration Policy. Dr. Cleaveland also serves as a training coordinator for Mason’s VA SBIRT grant.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Dr. Emily S. Ihara is a professor and chair of the Department of Social Work. Ihara’s research interests focus on interventions, policies, and system changes necessary to eliminate health inequities for vulnerable populations across the life course.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:24

    Jhumka Gupta, ScD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health within the College of Public Health. Her research program applies a social epidemiology framework toward advancing the science of gender-based violence against women and girls (e.g. intimate partner violence, sex trafficking).