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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) houses programs spanning disciplines from philosophy to economics. Students benefit from concentrated faculty involvement in a traditional liberal arts college setting. Our educational approach blends the intellectual with the practical, preparing students for professional and civic life. The college teaches nearly every undergraduate at George Mason and offers a rigorous graduate curriculum and nationally ranked programs. We are committed to providing a challenging education, expanding the frontiers of knowledge through research, and contributing intellectual leadership to the community. 


Troy Lowery

Director of Student Outreach

Katy Hoepf

Academic Advisor


Erin McSherry

Assistant Dean for Student Success

Blake S. Honors

Blake R. Silver, PhD

Director of Data Analytics & Assessment, Honors College,
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology


Mike Hurley

Associate Professor

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Sara Montiel

Associate Director of Student Services

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Elli Ambros

Academic Advisor

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Elise Mertz

Class of 2023
Major: English
Hometown: Palmyra, VA


Sara Mitcho

Assistant Director,
Assistant Professor

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Savannah Martincic

Class of 2022
Major: Communication
Hometown: Oley, PA

Any of our numerous majors, minors, and concentrations.

Conducting research in the humanities.

What career-developing opportunities our students pursue.

How CHSS engages with the community and our anti-racism initiatives.