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The GSEHD Deans Office directs, administers, and coordinates GSEHD activities collaboratively with Department Chairs and Faculty to support the school's strategic plan, vision, and mission.
Michael J. Feuer is the Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Washington University, a position he assumed September 1, 2010. Prior to joining the NRC, Feuer was senior analyst and project director at the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment. He has published in numerous academic journals and has had reviews, articles, and poems in newspapers and magazines in Washington, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and New York. Michael’s most recent book is Moderating the Debate: Rationality and the Promise of American Education (Harvard Education Press, 2006).
For the previous 17 years, Feuer held several positions at the National Research Council of the National Academies, most recently as the executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. He has also been an Adjunct Professor of Public Policy for George Washington University and served as a Senior Analyst and Project Director for the Office of Technology Assessment in the United States Congress. Feuer has also worked as a tenured Assistant Professor in the Management and Organizational Sciences department of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Feuer is a member of the National Academy of Education, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association.
Feuer received a B.A. in English literature from Queens College of the City University of New York, an M.A. in public management from the Wharton School and the Ph.D. in public policy analysis from the University of Pennsylvania. Feuer has lived in Israel and France, studied at the Hebrew University and the Sorbonne and was on the faculty of Drexel University from 1981–1986.
Provides conceptual guidance on academic matters, leads efforts to bridge academic programs and administrative efforts with the School's research portfolio and its significance for admissions and student life, provides general direction as part of the School's leadership team.
Provides research administrative structure and guidance, mentors faculty and students in the cultivation of externally sponsored grants and contracts, leads continued growth of the School's ties with local, national, and global partners, as well as other constituents.
Is responsible for overall administration and business operations, oversees the school’s day-to-day internal functions, and advises the dean and associate deans on key planning issues and makes recommendations on strategic planning and resource allocation.
Meg Holland, Special Assistant to the Dean
Kathleen Kline, Director of Administrative Services
Emily Robbins, Assistant Director of Partnerships
Anne Graham, Assistant Director of Communications
Tessie Crystal, Office Manager