Alan Moghissi, Ph.D.

Associate Director

A. Alan Moghissi, Ph.D. is currently Associate Director of International Center for Regulatory Science at George Mason University, president of the Institute for Regulatory Science, Member of Board of Regents and Senior Fellow at Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and adjunct Professor in School of Medicine at Georgetown University. Previously, Alan Moghissi was Associate Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and Assistant Vice President for Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Maryland at Baltimore. At both universities, he established an environmental health and safety program and resolved a number of relevant existing problems in those institutions. As a charter member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), he served in a number of capacities, including Principal Science Advisor for Radiation and Hazardous Materials; and Manager of the Health and Environmental Risk Analysis Program. Alan Moghissi has been affiliated with a number of universities. He was a visiting professor in interdisciplinary programs at Georgia Tech, an engineering professor at the University of Virginia and a professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland. Alan Moghissi’s research has dealt with diverse subjects including scientific information upon which laws, regulations, and judicial decisions are based; environmental health and risk assessment.

He is the recipient of numerous awards including the distinguished service award of the EPA and has served on numerous national and international panels. Alan Moghissi has published over 400 papers, including several books, has edited three scientific journals, and is a member of the editorial board of several other scientific journals. In addition, he has managed over 300 peer reviews and scientific assessments for federal, state, and local agencies. He was appointed by the Secretary of State as a Commissioner of the United States UNESCO Commission. Alan Moghissi received his education at the University of Zurich and Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland; and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, where he received a doctorate degree in physical chemistry.

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Roger R. Stough, Ph.D.
University Professor
George Mason University

Schar School of Policy and Government
George Mason University
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington VA 22201
Phone: 703-993-8005
Fax: 703-993-8215

The office is on the sixth floor room 618.