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2024 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Awards

2024 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Talley Bettens and Afra Ahmad, who received 2024 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Awards. Bettens and Ahmad were recognized at the Spring 2024 Celebration of Student Scholarship and Impact on April 29. Watch their videos to learn more about their research and mentorship!

CHSS celebrates 2024 Outstanding Achievement Award winners

CHSS celebrates 2024 Outstanding Achievement Award winners

On April 16, seven CHSS faculty and staff were recognized with George Mason University Outstanding Achievement Awards, which celebrate the hard work, dedication, and achievements of Mason’s faculty and staff across several awards categories.

Shout-Outs, April 2024

Shout-Outs, April 2024

The CHSS Digest includes Shout-Outs to faculty and staff who have submitted their exciting news and accomplishments throughout the month. Have news to share? Send it our way so we can spread the word!

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

CHSS spring 2024 graduation activities

George Mason University holds its University Commencement on Thursday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m., in the EagleBank Arena, and the CHSS Degree Celebration for our graduating students will be held on Friday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m., in the EagleBank Arena. Learn more about each of these events.

Mason researcher tackles 'The Politics of Innocence' in new book

Mason researcher tackles 'The Politics of Innocence' in new book

Since 1989, more than 3,000 people have been exonerated after being wrongly convicted. In his new book, "The Politics of Innocence: How Wrongful Convictions Shape Public Opinion," Robert J. Norris, associate professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, and his coauthors explore the political dynamics that shape the innocence movement.