The Finance Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience in the financial industry.
The Finance Area equips students with the skills to become globally oriented, financially sophisticated, and ethically minded in their use of finance to address complex global challenges. Through research and scholarship, the faculty studies the functioning of the global financial system to shape the responsible transformation of financial practice and global business. The finance faculty conducts research on a range of topics, from IPOs to personal wealth management.
Steers Center for Global Real Estate
Through highly applied class work and hands-on internships, the Steers Center for Global Real Estate educates and trains the next generation of ethically minded and socially-conscious real estate leaders who will be well-equipped to make positive change in the world.
Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy
The Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy sponsors original research, provides thoughtful commentary, and hosts dialogues and conferences involving scholars and practitioners on key financial market issues. Through these activities, the center enriches the intellectual life of the university and the Washington-based policy community, and contributes to an informed public discussion regarding critical financial market debates.
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The Finance Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience in the financial industry. Our faculty conducts research on a range of topics, from IPOs to personal wealth management.
Robert E. McDonough Professor of Finance and Director, Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy
Academic Director, FINRA Certified Regulatory and Compliance Professional (CRCP (r)) Program at Georgetown
Research Associate at National Bureau of Economic Research
Robert S. Parker Chair Professor of Business Administration
Associate Professor, Co-Academic Director, Reach Program and Director of Underrepresented Minority (URM)
Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Master of Science in Finance Program
William G. Droms Professor and Area Coordinator, Finance
Professor and Director, Future of Work Initiative
Director of the AI, Analytics and Future of Work Initiative
Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of Academic Operations for the Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
Atara Kaufman Professor of the Practice and Director of the Steers Center for Global Real Estate
Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Francesco D’Acunto
We are pleased to welcome new faculty members to the Georgetown McDonough community this fall.
In our Meet the New McDonough Faculty Series, learn more about the interests, specialties,…
August 26, 2022
Office Hours: Reena Aggarwal on Digital Currency in China and its Impact on the Global Economy
Countries across the world are actively exploring the potential of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC), and China is positioning itself as the global leader in this new terrain. As the United…
July 27, 2022
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2021 Best Undergraduate Professors: Lizhi Liu, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University
Lizhi Liu, 34, is Assistant Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where she’s worked since 2018. She has a PhD in Political Science, an MS in Statistics, and an MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University. She also has a BA in International Political Economy from Renmin University of China. She currently teaches Advanced International Business, an undergraduate core course; and China: Econ, Politics & Business at the graduate level.
March 26, 2022