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.

Research Centers

Steers Center for Global Real Estate

Center for Financial Markets and Policy

News From Finance

SEC Chairman Clayton to Step Down

November 16th, 2020

James Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, told ThinkAdvisor Monday in an email that he doubts “the lame duck Trump administration will try to ram through his [Clayton’s] nomination” to the Southern District of New York post.

Georgetown University MSF 2020 Class Profile

November 4th, 2020

“We started building MSF as Georgetown McDonough’s first technology-intensive program nearly a decade ago with the goal to develop and deliver a premium online program that has an on-campus feel,” said Allan Eberhart, senior associate dean for the MSF program and professor of finance. “We are proud that our MSF program attracts outstanding students from across the globe who need the flexibility to work outside of the Washington, D.C., area and who want to be part of a close-knit community committed to academic excellence, principled leadership, and career advancement.”

Analysis: Retail Traders Position for Volatility After U.S. Election

November 3rd, 2020

The surge of new retail investors benefits the market in many ways, such as promoting financial literacy and bringing more attention to a wider variety of companies than institutional investors tend to focus on, said James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University.