Incidents at George Mason University

Total: 6

Incident 8994

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Law
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2023
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: "An email from the law dean, Ken Randall, to the school’s students on Aug. 21 put a precise date on Wright’s departure and suggested a possible reason for it.

“It is important to tell you that, at the conclusion of an exhaustive investigation into allegations of misconduct, Professor Wright resigned his tenured position on August 8 rather than face a termination proceeding that we were ready to start,” Randall told the students."
Last updated: Sep 1, 2023 9:45 am

Incident 8584

Status: Resolved
Person: Todd Kashdan
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Psychology
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions, Training / Counseling Required
Specific Outcome: "The university chastised the professor in February 2019 for a “lack of appropriate professional behavior” and concluded he violated rules against sexual or gender-based harassment"..."Kashdan was barred from teaching graduate courses for two years and ordered to undergo sexual harassment prevention training. But the university allowed him to continue teaching undergraduates, without notifying the campus about the findings or punishment."
Last updated: Jul 14, 2020 6:14 pm

Incident 7348

Status: Resolved
Person: Peter Pober
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Communications
Specific Discipline: Communications
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Retired
Specific Outcome: Retired
Last updated: May 31, 2019 11:48 am

Incident 7347

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Adjunct Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Criminology
Specific Discipline: Criminology
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: "Feldkamp worked at GMU for the past eight years, teaching a specialty course on the theory and practice of terrorism, but a university spokesperson said he doesn't work there anymore."

"A man who twice ran for Congress in Oregon has been charged with secretly recording himself having consensual sex with a university student in Virginia.
The Register-Guard reports that Jim Feldkamp faces a charge of nonconsensually filming a person in the nude. In Virginia, it's a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail."
Last updated: Nov 30, 2020 3:48 pm

Incident 7346

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, History
Specific Discipline: History
Outcome Year: 1993
Outcome Category: Criminal Plea / Conviction
Specific Outcome: Pled no contest to sexual battery.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 2:32 pm

Incident 8991

Status: Ongoing
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year:
Outcome Category:
Specific Outcome:
Last updated: Aug 18, 2023 12:18 pm