Higher Education
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Stephanie Hazel Foster

Stephanie Hazel Foster

Stephanie Hazel Foster

Associate Director in the Office of Institutional Assessment

student learning and meaning-making of educational experiences; faculty learning; influences on the post-secondary curriculum

Stephanie Hazel Foster is Associate Director in the Office of Institutional Assessment at George Mason University. She supports assessment of undergraduate learning at Mason, including the Mason Core (general education), the campus-wide Students as Scholars undergraduate research initiative, and Mason’s campus in South Korea. Her work in universities has included learning outcomes assessment, program development and evaluation, faculty development, service-learning, grant writing, professional education, and academic advising.

Dr. Foster earned a PhD at the University of Georgia’s Institute of Higher Education (2012) with the dissertation, Mid-Level Administrative-Professional Staff in an American Research University: Expertise, Gender, and Changing Patterns of Professional Labor. Her current scholarly interests include student learning and meaning-making of educational experiences, faculty learning, and influences on the post-secondary curriculum.