Dr. Maxine Freund

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Dr. Maxine Freund

Associate Dean for Research and External Relations; Director of Accreditation; Professor, Special Education and Disability Studies

School: Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Department: Special Education and Disability Studies


Office Phone: (202) 994-1547

Dr. Freund is on sabbatical for Spring 2024.

  • For research inquiries, please contact Dr. Ryan Watkins, Interim Associate Dean of Research, at rwatkins@gwu.edu.
  • For accreditation inquiries, please contact Dr. Jennifer Clayton, Interim Director of Accreditation, at claytonj@gwu.edu.

A tenured professor in the Department of Special Education and Disabilities Studies, Dr. Freund has been engaged in the preparation of special and general educators for over 30 years. Prior to her current role, Dean Freund served as the director of the Office for Partnerships and External Relations at GSEHD.

Ed.D., The George Washington University

M.A., The George Washington University

Teaching Certification, University of California, Berkeley

B.A., University of Minnesota