Tuesday, October 28, 2014
As a kid, George Mason University anthropology professor and Director of Students as Scholars Initiative, Dr. Bethany Usher thought everyone toured cemeteries on family vacations. “We’d see them from the side of the road and pull over to wander around,” she says. “But there was never any morbidity associated with it. It wasn’t an icky thing.”
It did fuel a lifelong curiosity, though, for the director of George Mason’s Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR).