Help

This is a list of consultants, click the Expertise link to find out more about them. You are welcome to email questions or schedule an appointment.

ConsultantAreasMoreAppointments
Alyssa FahringerHumanities-based digital projects, digital humanitiesExpertiseSchedule
Debby KermerQuantitative and qualitative research methodology, analysis, and softwareExpertiseSchedule
Margaret LamSTEM data sources, software, and toolsExpertiseSchedule
Wendy MannSources for data and statistics, data management and DMPs, sharing and archiving. Geospatial data sources, geospatial analysis, maps and mappingExpertiseSchedule
If you are unsure who can help, email datahelp@gmu.edu with details

We are also offering drop-in hours via Zoom during the Fall and Spring semesters. These work well for quicker and more general questions. If you prefer our dedicated attention or need specific expertise, then we recommend making an appointment.


Who are the consultants?

DiSC has full-time professional faculty members who offer consultations by appointment to the Mason community. DiSC offers workshops and classroom presentations in our area(s) of expertise. There are also several part-time staff members who consult. There is no cost for these services.

Who can request consultations?

Assistance is offered to faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students working on class assignments, theses, dissertations, or independent research. Our role is to guide you through your research question while teaching you relevant skills that you can use in the future.

When should I request an appointment? 

Initial contact is usually by email to make an appointment. Early contact is encouraged.

What if I need more help? 

For tutoring, see the list put together by the Counseling Center.
Statisticians-for-hire are available from the Statistical Consulting Center.