The Military, Veterans, & Families Initiative

About Us

The MVFI seeks to give back to those who give to our nation by helping service members, veterans, and their families at Mason and in the broader National Capital Region through education, direct services, workforce development, and research.

Keith Renshaw

Director, MVFI
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology

Leadership Team

Amy Adams

Executive Director, Institute for Biohealth Innovation

Jennifer Connors

Director, Office of Military Services

Niyati Dhokai

Research Associate Professor, College of Visual and Performing Arts
Program Director, Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Brett Josephson

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Executive Development, School of Business

Philippa Moore

Director of Development, University Priorities

Jennifer Drake Patrick

Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development

Caroline Sutter

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services

Community Partners