McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

With a specialization in principled leadership, the Management Area develops today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders: globally oriented, ethically minded individuals who will use their diverse gifts to address complex global challenges.

Leadership is the Management Area’s strategic theme. This construct binds us all together and informs our research and teaching efforts. Our strategic theme provides foundational support for a core identity of the McDonough School of Business: principled leadership.

The Management Area faculty include renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience.

The management faculty conduct research on leadership, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, innovation, and change management.

The topics they study include Leadership and Social Purpose, Collaboration and the Future of Work, Diversity and Inclusion, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


The Management Area faculty includes renowned scholars who are experts in their field, as well as practitioners with real-world experience. 

Robert Bies



BFI Executive Director & New Strategies Managing Director

Thomas Fewer

Post Doctoral Fellow

J. Gamble

Adjunct Professor

Gerry George


Shye Gilad

Professor of the Practice
Entrepreneur in Residence

Phil Hetzel

Adjunct Professor

J Holladay

Heinz Christian Prechter Executive in Residence

Brooks Holtom

Professor, Sr. Associate Dean for Strategy, Finance, and Organization, and Area Coordinator for Management in the MSB

Renee Kathawalla

Visiting Assistant Professor

Eric Koester

Adjunct Professor

Jennifer Logg

Assistant Professor

Alyssa Lovegrove

Teaching Professor
Academic Director, Georgetown Pivot Program

Nicholas Lovegrove

Professor of the Practice

Douglas McCabe

Emeritus Faculty

Michael McDermott

Professor of the Practice and Academic Director for the Qatar Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML-Q) Program

Matt McKenna

Executive in Residence and Founder of the Rural Opportunity Initiative at the Global Social Enterprise Initiative

Marcia Miceli

Emeritus Faculty
Management Area Coordinator

Thomas Nelson

Adjunct Professor

Michael O’Leary

Teaching Professor & Senior Associate Dean for Executive Custom Programs

Rachel Pacheco

Assistant Teaching Professor

Christine Porath

Associate Professor

Jeff Reid

Professor of the Practice and Director, Georgetown University Entrepreneurship Initiative
Founding Director, Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

Steven Schiffman

Adjunct Professor

Eliot Sherman

Assistant Professor

Catherine Tinsley

Raffini Term Professor and Academic Director for the Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) Program

Ella Washington

Professor of the Practice

Evelyn Williams

Teaching Professor

Jeremy Yip

Assistant Professor

Khuram Zaman

CEO, Fifth Tribe

News from Management

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Office Hours: Robert Bies Discusses Redemption and Second Chances in the Age of Social Media

History is rife with countless stories of leaders who have made mistakes and later forged a comeback, redeeming themselves through the process of rebuilding lost trust and relationships. The road to…

October 19, 2022

DC Central Kitchen Presents Social Impact Consulting Project to First-Year Students

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DC Central Kitchen Presents Social Impact Consulting Project to First-Year Students

DC Central Kitchen chief development officer Alex Moore (G’09) recently spoke with Georgetown McDonough first year undergraduate students about the nonprofit’s commitment to address hunger in…

October 13, 2022

Renee Kathawalla

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Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Renee Kathawalla

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 30, 2022