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. 

Management Faculty

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

News Story

New Book Cracks the Corporate Code and Empowers Professionals to Lead with Authenticity

Starting a new job can be an exciting time in a person’s career, but it also comes with its own challenges. From discovering the complexities of a new role to building relationships with coworkers…

June 5, 2024

In the News

For Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels, a ‘Vindicating’ Moment at Last

Robert Bies, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business who studies leadership and the rehabilitation of disgraced public figures, said that Daniels was “reclaiming her status as a human being” and that “the jury believed her, because she was authentic.” Cohen, he said, had reached a peak of redemption after years of disgrace and distrust.

June 5, 2024

Bobscars graphic with Professor Bob Bies

News Story

The Four Best Leadership Movies of 2023

In honor of the upcoming Oscars awards ceremony, Bob Bies, professor of management at Georgetown McDonough, hosts his second annual “Bobscars” to highlight the top four films from the past year…

March 7, 2024