Police and Police Reform Background Information

Panelists Dr. Rashawn Ray, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution, is Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of the Lab for Applied Social Science Research (LASSR) at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is also one of the co-editors of Contexts Magazine: Sociology for the Public. Formerly, Ray was…

Mason Showcase Summer 2020

The Dialogue & Difference team has created an opportunity for all George Mason affiliates to share a piece of their individuality through video submissions. We are asking for students, faculty, and other staff to give us a glimpse of their unique identities in hopes that we may find commonality among each other. The Mason Showcase…

Daniel Morgan Intermediate School

On March 3rd of 2020, the Dialogue & Difference team conducted a dialogue for the Daniel Morgan Intermediate School in Winchester, Virginia. The dialogue consisted of both teachers and students with small group facilitation exercises and larger group debrief sessions emphasizing the importance of community. One of our interns, Byron Phillips, provided insight to his…

Spring Events Postponed

Due to health guidelines provided by George Mason University all events on campus have been cancelled for the Spring semester of 2020. Our intern team is currently working on online alternatives for our dialogue sessions so that we may continue to engage with one another. Please stay safe and hopefully we can connect soon!

Homelessness in the United States

Originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 21, 2020. 7:30 – 9:15 in Research Hall room 163 Facilitation training will begin at 6:45

Upcoming Events: Spring 2020

We are excited to announce the dates for our upcoming dialogues for the Spring 2020 semester! Specific topics can be found below. All dialogues will be held in Research Hall room 163. All are welcome! Spring 2020 February 13 Stupid Cupid: Love, Sex, and Safety 7:30 – 9:15 February 20 Right, Wrong, or Different? Rapid…

Past Event: Retributive/Restorative Justice

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 – 9:15pm, Research Hall Room 163 Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm Join us for the upcoming D&D dialogue event on Retributive/Restorative Justice. Don’t miss out!  10/17 Thursday 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm (Facilitation Training: 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm) at Research Hall Room 163.