Sharrell Hassell-Goodman

Doctoral Candidate, Human Development and Education
George Mason University

Sharrell Hassell-Goodman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Higher Education Program with a focus in Women and Gender Studies and Social Justice. Sharrell has taught courses in the School of Integrative Studies on identity, social justice, and social science research.  Her current research interests are first-generation college students, Black women in higher education, social justice advocates in higher education, identity and leadership, and critical participatory action research. Sharrell is a proud first-generation college student and her dissertation topic is exploring the experiences of first-generation women of the African diaspora.