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. 

Serene Al-Momen

Adjunct Faculty

Robert Bies


Bertrand Bouhour

Adjunct Faculty

Melissa Bradley

Adjunct Faculty

Kerrie Carfagno

Associate Teaching Professor

Leslie Crutchfield

Business for Impact Executive Director & New Strategies Managing Director

Charles Dorison

Assistant Professor

Ellen Eisenberg

Entrepreneur in Residence

Michael Fitzgerald

Adjunct Faculty

J. Gamble

Adjunct Faculty

Gerry George

Tamsen and Michael Brown (B’94) Family Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Shye Gilad

Professor of the Practice
Management | Entrepreneurship & Innovation |Communications | Leadership

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 Faculty

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, Graduate & Executive Degree Programs | Senior Associate Dean, Graduate and Executive Degree Programs

Rachel Pacheco

Assistant Teaching Professor

Jeff Reid

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

Gregory Robison

Adjunct Faculty

Steven Schiffman

Adjunct Professor

Eliot Sherman

Assistant Professor

Catherine Tinsley

Raffini Family Professor and Management Area Chair

Jeanine Turner

Director of Communication, Culture and Technology Program and Annette N. Shelby Endowed Chair in Business & Leadership Communication

Ella Washington

Professor of the Practice

Evelyn Williams

Teaching Professor and Academic Director, Master’s in Management Program

Jeremy Yip

Assistant Professor

Khuram Zaman

Adjunct Faculty
CTO, University Startups

News from Management

More Management Faculty News

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Office Hours: Rachel Pacheco on Providing Practical Lessons for New Managers

As expectations in the workplace continue to shift, it’s never been more important for managers to learn the ins and outs of how to best lead in their roles, and serve as effective leaders for…

September 27, 2023

Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Charles Dorison

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Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Charles Dorison

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,…

September 11, 2023

Hollywood Sign

News Story

Hollywood Strikes Explained by a Labor Negotiations Expert

After three months of strikes in Hollywood, the Writers Guild of America went back to the negotiating table with studio executives in August. But negotiations have seemingly reached an impasse after the entertainment studios publicly released the details of their latest proposal in an attempt to appeal to union members directly.

August 23, 2023