Georgetown Univ.'s McDonough School of Business Recruits New Faculty Scholars

August 08, 2005

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Georgetown Univ.'s McDonough School of Business Recruits New Faculty Scholars

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 8, 2005 - Georgetown University's Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business has recruited new faculty scholars in finance, management, marketing and accounting. Finance professors Srinivasan "Srini" Sankaraguruswamy and George Panayotov, marketing professor Gary J. Bamossy, strategic management professor J. Muir Macpherson and accounting professor Vicki Tang have joined the School.

Srinivasan "Srini" Sankaraguruswamy comes to the McDonough School of Business as a visiting associate professor of finance. Previously he served as assistant professor at the National University of Singapore. He taught at Georgetown as an assistant professor from 1996-2003. Srini received his Bachelors of Commerce from Osmania University in India, his Masters of Commerce from Delhi University in India and his Ph.D. in Accounting with a minor in Finance from Purdue University.

George Panayotov is a new tenure track assistant professor of finance. He recently completed his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Maryland's R.H. Smith Business School. He received his Integrated Masters of Science in Mathematics from Sofia University in Bulgaria. At the University of Maryland, George taught courses in Options and Futures and Commercial Bank Management.

Garry J. Bamossy joins the faculty as a visiting marketing professor. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Utah, where he is currently the director of the Global Business Program. He has taught at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah since 1999, and teaches as an adjunct professor of marketing at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.

J. Muir Macpherson is a new tenure track assistant professor professor of strategic management. He received his Ph.D. in management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2004. He attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received a B.A. in Political Economy of Industrial Societies. He has taught as an assistant professor of management at the University of Texas at Austin since 2002 and at the University of Pennsylvania since 1997.

Vicki Tang joins the faculty as a new tenure track assistant professor of accounting. She received her Ph.D. from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, her Masters in Economics from the University of Illinois and her Bachelors in Economics and English from Peking University. She has been a Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Michigan since 2003.

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