Norean Radke Sharpe, Senior Associate Dean and Director, Undergraduate Program
As the senior associate dean for the Undergraduate Program at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, Norean R. Sharpe is responsible for academic advising; creation of new global programs; implementation of academic policies; development of partnerships with non-profit and for-profit organizations; continuous improvement of the undergraduate curriculum; and donor development to support new initiatives.
Her career spans more than 20 years, including several years at Bowdoin College and at Babson College, where she most recently held the position of professor of statistics and chair of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Science. As chair, she facilitated the revision of the undergraduate business curriculum and improvement of the co-curricular experience of both undergraduate and MBA students. She also developed a strategic plan for quantitative undergraduate education, advised students, mentored faculty, and chaired multiple task forces that examined the academic, social, and cultural issues facing undergraduate business students.
She has authored more than 30 articles in the areas of analytics, statistics education, and women in science, and recently published the textbook Business Statistics. In 2006, Sharpe co-founded a Boston- based non-profit to further Diversity and Outreach in Mathematics and Engineering education, known as The DOME Foundation and currently sits on the boards of three nonprofit organizations in the Boston and Washington, D.C., metropolitan areas.
Sharpe earned a B.A. in mathematics and German from Mount Holyoke College, an M.S. in biomathematics from the University of North Carolina, and a Ph.D. in systems engineering from the University of Virginia.
Other leadership in the Undergraduate Program Office includes:
Monija Amani, Assistant Dean and Director of Global Initiatives
Patricia Grant, Senior Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs