Steve Harris-Scott, Academic Director

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Steve Harris-Scott


Phone: +1 703 993 5804

Campus: Fairfax

Graduate Pathway Instructor

U.S. History: Research: Colonial Virginia, Early Modern Atlantic World, bound/unfree labor (slavery, indentured servitude, apprenticeship), environmental history and history of diseases/pandemics

Currently a Term Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of INTO George Mason's Graduate Education and Faculty Affairs. Also, an Affiliate Professor with the Department of History and Art History.

Current Research:

  • Degrees of Unfreedom in Early Colonial Virginia

  • The Fairfax Proprietary in colonial Virginia

  • International Student Adjustment and Engagement in U.S. Higher Education

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

  • Diseases and Pandemics

Courses Taught

HIST 125: Introduction to World History

HIST 387: Global History of Disease

INYO 501, 502, 504: Graduate Transitions for International Students

HNRS 110: Principles of Research and Inquiry

HNRS 240: Reading the Past


George Mason University, Ph.D., History, 2016

University of New Orleans, M.A., History, 2005

Millsaps College, B.S., Physics, 2000