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George Mason University

Charisse Cardenas

Associate Director, Graduate Student Services
MS Alumna

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  • (703) 993-9716 (office)
  • Arlington: Vernon Smith Hall, 5179
    3351 North Fairfax Drive, MS 4D3
    Arlington, VA 22201

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Charisse M. Cardenas is a Master’s graduate at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR). Her academic research included the recognition of sex work in Java and Bali Indonesia, and gang proliferation in the English Speaking Caribbean. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Law (Double Major) from the University of the West Indies and a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of London. Prior to S-CAR she was employed as a human resource practitioner and employee relations contract negotiator, working closely with national trade unions in Trinidad and Tobago.

Charisse is fortunate to have experience in a range of corporate roles including general management, corporate client services, human resources and industrial relations. She has worked in a number of industries including Oil & Gas, Media & Communications, Public Utilities, National Sports Commission and Advertising.


MS, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University (2016)

LLB, Law, University of London (2004)

BS, Economics and Law , University of the West Indies (2000)