Misty Krell

Misty Krell

Misty Krell

Director of Academic Affairs


Misty has been in various roles at GMU for 17 years. Currently, she splits her time between teaching and university-wide collaborative efforts, which include assessment, transfer initiatives, curriculum development and faculty development.

In previous roles, she has helped students explore study abroad, volunteer, and Living Learning Community opportunities. She has also provided academic advising across Bachelor degrees, and towards accelerated Masters degrees. 

Courses Taught

INTS 363: Social Justice Narratives

INTS 375: Social Justice & Literature

INTS 391: Understanding Integrative Studies 

INTS 420: College to Career

INTS 491: Senior Capstone

BIS 301: Adult Learner Transition

Selected Publications

Krell, M. (2021). Personal leadership fairytale rewrite. In  J. M. Pigza, J. E. Owen, & Associates. Women and leadership development in college: A facilitation resource (Section 3.4). Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Owen, J.E., Krell, M., & McCarron, G. (2019). An exploration of civic identity in first-generation college students: Charity to solidarity. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice.


MAIS   Nonprofit Management, George Mason University
BA       Political Science and Literature, Albion College