McDonough Faculty News

  • Brooks Holtom in Antarctica
    Holtom’s Antarctica Trip Marks Research on All Seven Continents

    With a recent consulting trip to Antarctica, Brooks Holtom, professor of management and senior associate dean for strategy, finance, and organization, has now conducted research on all seven continents — and this time, he got to see penguins, sea lions, calving glaciers, and enjoy the 28-degree Antarctic summer during his 10-day expedition to the continent last December.

  • #Trending: Quarterly Earnings
    #Trending: Quarterly Earnings — Generating Value For Stakeholders

    Quarterly earnings serve as a report card to investors. Georgetown McDonough experts discuss how the earnings reporting landscape has changed, as well as examine evolving metrics that denote success beyond the bottom line.

  • #Trending: Planning Travel
    #Trending: Planning Travel

    Are you too optimistic when planning your spring or summer travel? Georgetown McDonough professors discuss why paying amenity fees up front, or choosing not to redeem airline miles, may pay off in the long term.

  • Trending: Super Bowl and Oscars Ads
    #Trending: Super Bowl and Oscars Ads

    How have Super Bowl and Oscars advertisements affected post-Sunday night engagement on social media and in sales? Georgetown McDonough professors examine how brands are combining traditional and social advertising to reach the modern customer.

  • Illustration of Georgetown McDonough associate professor Vishal Agrawal
    5 Ways to Become a More Sustainable Consumer

    How you can better evaluate the sustainability of the products you buy and the companies you support.

  • Two men yelling at each other in an open office, with scared coworkers hiding nearby
    Civil Actions

    Rudeness at work can have a devastating effect on performance, Georgetown McDonough researchers have found. Thankfully, civility can do the opposite.

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    Miller Receives NSF Grant for Beer, Tuna Industry Research

    Nathan Miller, associate professor of strategy and economics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support his research on collusion in the beer and tuna industries. The $57,000 grant will support a graduate student in economics to help analyze the ways in which companies cooperate to distort pricing.

  • Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano
    Guerrero Cusumano Receives Distinguished Educator Award

    Jose Luis Guerrero Cusumano, associate professor of operations and information management, received the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management 2018 Distinguished Educator Award for his research, education, and dedication to the field.

  • Kasra Ferdows
    Ferdows Named Bestselling Case Author

    Kasra Ferdows, the Heisley Family Chair Professor of Global Manufacturing, was named the 20th best-selling case author for the 2017-2018 academic year by the Case Centre.

  • Carlos Sera receives his diploma from his daughter (right) as his son’s home in Houston. Photo by Michael Stravato.
    A Dream Deferred

    Carlos Sera never gave up on his dream to graduate from Georgetown, and Georgetown never gave up on him.

  • Chris Musser, Daniel Minot, Thomas Cooke head shots
    Service Leadership Awards Honor Three from McDonough Community

    Recent MBA graduate, longtime faculty member, and undergraduate counselor receive recognition for showcasing principled leadership

  • Georgetown Campus
    Thirteen Faculty Join McDonough in 2018-2019

    Georgetown McDonough welcomed new tenured and tenure-track faculty members, as well as visiting faculty members, teaching professors, lecturers, and faculty fellows, in the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • #Trending: Rural Entrepreneurship title slide
    #Trending: Rural Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurs exist beyond Silicon Valley. There's tremendous potential for venture capital and innovation in small companies and small towns across rural America.

  • Professor Debora Thompson
    Thompson Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    Debora Thompson, Beyer Family Associate Professor of Marketing, was awarded the 2018 Allan Nash Distinguished Doctoral Alumni Award from the University of Maryland for outstanding research and teaching, as well as service contributions to the field.

  • Trending: North Korea Negotiations
    #Trending: North Korea Negotiations

    Faculty experts from Georgetown McDonough discuss the diplomatic relationship between the United States and North Korea on the eve of the historic meeting between the two country's leaders.

  • Kirsten Anderson
    Anderson Receives Award for Excellence in Teaching

    Kirsten Anderson, teaching professor of accounting, received the 2018 Dorothy Brown Award from Georgetown University — the only teaching prize for which all undergraduate students across campus vote.