Graziella Pagliarulo McCarron, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Leadership Studies, School of Integrative Studies
George Mason University

Dr. McCarron is a faculty member in the Leadership Studies program with George Mason University’s School of Integrative Studies. In tandem with exploring student development via a leadership education lens, a significant focus of Dr. McCarron’s higher education practice and research includes improving access and experience for first-generation college students. As a first-generation college student, as well as a first-generation American, Dr. McCarron is committed to fostering climates of mattering and belonging for first-generation learners and their families.