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.

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

Robert Bies


Professor Bies’s Bio

Leslie Crutchfield

Executive Director, Global Social Enterprise Initiative

Professor Crutchfield’s Bio

Michael Fitzgerald

Teaching Professor

Professor Fitzgerald’s Bio

Gerard George

Professor of Management

Professor George’s Bio

J. Doug Holladay

Heinz Christian Prechter Executive in Residence

Professor Holladay’s Bio

Brooks Holtom

Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Strategy, Finance, and Organization

Professor Holtom’s Bio

Jennifer Logg

Assistant Professor

Professor Logg’s Bio

Alyssa Lovegrove

Teaching Professor

Professor Alyssa Lovegrove’s Bio

Nick Lovegrove

Professor of the Practice

Professor Nick Lovegrove’s Bio

Monica Gamez-Djokic

Visiting Assistant Professor

Professor Gamez-Djokic’s Bio

Douglas McCabe

Emeritus Professor

Professor McCabe’s Bio

Michael T. McDermott

Professor of the Practice

Professor McDermott’s Bio

Matt McKenna

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

McKenna’s LinkedIn

Marcia Miceli

Emeritus Professor

Professor Miceli’s Bio

Joshua Miller

Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Miller’s Bio

Michael O’Leary

Senior Associate Dean, Custom Executive Education

Professor O’Leary’s Bio

Gael O’Sullivan

Project Director, AB InBev Foundation Partnership, Global Social Enterprise Initiative

Professor O’Sullivan’s LinkedIn

Christine Porath

Associate Professor

Professor Porath’s Bio

Jeff Reid

Professor of the Practice and Founding Director, Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

Professor Reid’s Bio

Catherine Tinsley

Raffini Family Term Professor of Management and Director, Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute

Professor Tinsley’s Bio

Ella Washington

Professor of the Practice

Professor Washington’s Bio

Evelyn Jean Williams

Teaching Professor

Professor William’s Bio

Jeremy Yip

Assistant Professor

Professor Yip’s Bio

News from the Management Area

As 2021 World Series starts, MLB stares down a possible lockout

October 26th, 2021

“It’s a little bit of a WWE effect,” said Conway, now a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “You got to have some drama and characters, and I think that lends to some of the opportunities they are going to have with tune-ins.”

Upcoming Seminars

October 29th, 2021Peggy Lee (new window)

Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

W.P. Carey School of Business

Arizona State University

January 28th, 2022Daniel Ames (new window)

Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Professor of Business Management

Columbia Business School

February 4th, 2022Jenny Chatman (new window)

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management

Haas School of Business

University of California, Berkeley

February 18th, 2022Jennifer Lerner (new window)

Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy, Decision Science, and Management

Harvard Kennedy School

February 25th, 2022George Wu (new window)

John P. and Lillian A. Gould of Behavioral Science Professor

Booth School of Business

University of Chicago