McDonough School of Business
McDonough School of Business

George Comer

Professor George Comer has been on the faculty of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business since 2001. His research focuses on the performance and behavior of institutional money managers. Past and current research projects have focused on hybrid mutual funds, exchange traded funds, and unit investment trusts.

Professor Comer currently serves as the MSB Director of Underrepresented Minority (URM) Student Support (new window) and also serves as the Co-Director of the Georgetown Reach Program (new window). In addition, he co-teaches a class on personal finance in the Georgetown Pivot Program (new window).

At the University level, Professor Comer serves on the Georgetown University 403b Investment Advisory Committee (IAC), the Georgetown University Benefits Advisory Committee (BAC), and the Georgetown University Faculty Grievance Committee.

Professor Comer has won several teaching awards: the Robert E. McDonough School of Business Joseph LeMoine Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Excellence (2006), the MBA Professor of the Module Award (Spring 2010, Spring 2011, and Spring 2012), the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Professor of the Year Undergrad Student Choice Award (2016), and the McDonough School of Business MBA Excellence in Teaching Award (2020 and 2021). In 2023, Professor Comer won the Ronald Smith Distinguished Service Award as voted by MSB MBA students.