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Sara Hooshangi

Title:
Associate Professor, Program Director, College of Professional Studies
Faculty: Associate
Phone: 202-994-1692
Email:
shoosh@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Information System Technology, STEM Education, Data Analytics

Faculty Programs: Integrated Information, Science and Technology

Dr. Hooshangi is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Integrated Information, Science and Technology (IIST) program at GW. IIST is a degree completion program that provides community college graduates an opportunity to finish their bachelor’s degree at GW. Dr. Hooshangi has extensive experience in teaching and developing unique curricula and advising undergraduate students. She is a facilitator for the University's Faculty Learning Community (FLC Jr.) program, an active member of the STEM academy initiative, and she works closely with Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service to provide service learning opportunities for her students. Outside GW, she works with GW’s community college partners, industry leaders in the technology and STEM fields, and GW alumni network to enrich the academic experience for her students. Dr. Hooshangi is the PI for a 5-year $623,000, NSF funded grant which provides funding and programmatic support to low-income students. She was a member of the GW’s Presidential Task Force on Access and Success and over her time at GW has worked diligently to increase the diversity of the student population in the STEM fields. Dr. Hooshangi holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.