1John T. Crist, Ph.D.

Dean of Academic Affairs


Email: jcrist@gmu.edu
Phone: 032-626-5212
Office Location: G735

Dr. Crist is the Dean of Academic Affairs at George Mason University Korea. He previously served as the Director of Research at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar from 2011 to 2015. He also held positions as the Associate Director of Research at the Center for International and Regional Studies and the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at Georgetown University. Dr. Crist brings more than ten years of leadership experiences from working at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program. He has more than 20 years teaching experiences at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, and Catholic University of America. During his educational career, Dean Crist has published over 25 articles and presented at more than 30 conferences. Dean Crist received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and completed his undergraduate at the Catholic University of America.