Mark R. Ginsberg

Mark R. Ginsberg, Ph.D. is the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. The College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University is a dynamic academic unit that provides leadership in the transformation of schools, organizations and communities. In response to the complexity of a pluralistic society, the college infuses diversity into its academic programs and research. The college provides an ideal site for educational researchers and scholars who have an applied, collaborative orientation and an interest in preparing education professionals for the challenges of the 21st century. The College, with over 130 full-time faculty and 28 academic programs encompasses undergraduate and graduate programs including 60 graduate degree concentrations and 34 advanced certificate programs. It is comprised by the Graduate School of Education and the School of Recreation, Health Tourism and ten research and service centers. The programs of the college are in the fields of education, counseling and development, kinesiology, athletic training, sports management, health, recreation and tourism. Prior to joining George Mason University, Dr. Ginsberg served for more than a decade as the Executive Director of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and for twenty years as a faculty member at The Johns Hopkins University. He also previously was the Executive Director of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a member of the senior management staff of the American Psychological Association. He has a master’s and doctoral degree from the Pennsylvania State University and also completed a Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the Yale University School of Medicine.