Meet the New McDonough Faculty: Aishwarrya Deore
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, experiences, and personalities behind the talented academics inside the Rafik B. Hariri Building on Georgetown’s campus.
We spoke with Aishwarrya Deore, assistant professor of accounting, about what she hopes to accomplish at Georgetown through her engagement with students, research, classroom teachings, and beyond.
What are you most looking forward to when it comes to working at Georgetown McDonough?
I am looking forward to meeting some well-esteemed colleagues in the field, as well as the illustrious students.
What institution or previous line of work are you coming from?
I graduated with a Ph.D. in Accounting from Michigan State University.
What is your area(s) of expertise and which subject(s) are you most passionate about?
My area of expertise is managerial accounting. I am very passionate about math.
What is your favorite quote and why?
A line from a poem by Robert Frost. “I have promises to keep. And miles to go before I sleep. And miles to go before I sleep.” It gives me goosebumps every time.
What is your favorite podcast or book and why?
My Favorite book is “Not Without My Daughter” because it was a daunting true story narrated by the woman who actually went through the experience herself. I also love “The Kite Runner,” it’s just a cute emotional book about friendship.
How would you describe yourself in a few words?
Enthusiastic and energetic. I am always up for new experiences but I also love to cuddle up at home with a hot tea and a movie or book.
What do you hope to ultimately bring to the McDonough community?
I hope to bring a fresh perspective, especially with regard to the understanding of different cultures. Of course, I also hope to add to the academic excellence Georgetown has already achieved.