Jerry L Mize

Jerry L Mize

Jerry L Mize

Instructor

Accessibility, education, mental health, and social justice

I am currently a Term Faculty Instructor in the Psychology Department at George Mason University and also serve as the Online Undergraduate Program Coordinator for the Online Psychology Bachelor's Degree at GMU.

My background includes a master's degree in Applied Developmental Psychology from George Mason University and I am currently working on a second master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at William & Mary. I also serve as a Therapy intern in Richmond, VA, as part of my clinical training.

My experience as an Instructor includes teaching both face-to-face and online, in various modalities, and teaching students at 2- and 4- year institutions. I am passionate about counseling and teaching, and I design my courses to focus not just on rote memorization but also on thoughtful reflection and insightful discussion.  It is my hope that students walk away from my courses with both the content knowledge and a renewed insight of themselves brought on through reflection and application of the course material. 

Selected Publications

Mize, J. L., & Kliewer, W. (2017). Domain-specific daily hassles, anxiety, and delinquent behaviors among low-income, urban youth. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 53, 31-39. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2017.09.003

 

Courses Taught

Intro Psychology

Research Methods

Developmental Psychology (Lifespan)

Child Development

Abnormal Psychology

Therapeutic Communication Skills

Psychology of Gender

Education

Associate in Science (AS) from Richard Bland College of William & Mary (2014)

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University (2016)

Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Developmental Psychology from George Mason University (2018)

Master of Education (MEd; In Progress) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from William & Mary (expected 2022)