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McDonough Faculty News

November 19th, 2019

Steers Center For Global Real Estate Expands Leadership Team With Two Key Hires

June 19th, 2019

The Steers Center for Global Real Estate at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has appointed Jim Reid, past president of Americas Strategic Initiatives at CBRE, as executive in residence and Robert and Lauren Steers Chair in Global Real Estate and George Yeonas (B’77), former real estate advisor to builders, developers, and financial institutions, as managing director.

Tinsley’s Research Recognized In HBR’s 10 Must Reads On Diversity

June 4th, 2019

Catherine Tinsley, Raffini Family professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and director, Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute, has been recognized for her research and thought leadership on gender and diversity by Harvard Business Review (HBR).

Holtom’s Antarctica Trip Marks Research on All Seven Continents

April 10th, 2019

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.

Breaking the Cycle

April 1st, 2019

Georgetown University launched a program to transform the lives of a highly select group of District of Columbia residents released from the city’s correctional facilities who show strong potential to become successful leaders and role models in their communities.

#Trending: Planning Travel

March 6th, 2019

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.

Experts Discuss Social Impact Investing in San Francisco

March 1st, 2019

Alumni gathered Feb. 25 in San Francisco to hear a panel of executives in finance and social entrepreneurship discuss impact investing with Bill Novelli, founder of McDonough’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative and distinguished professor of the practice.

#Trending: Super Bowl and Oscars Ads

January 31st, 2019

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.

Civil Actions

November 27th, 2018

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

Miller Receives NSF Grant for Beer, Tuna Industry Research

November 14th, 2018

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.

Ferdows Named Bestselling Case Author

October 26th, 2018

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.

Guerrero Cusumano Receives Distinguished Educator Award

October 26th, 2018

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.