Post Tagged with: "professor"

Professor’s Op-Ed Stirs Debate

Georgetown University Law Center Professor Louis Michael Seidman ignited a media firestorm after writing an op-ed about the pitfalls of strict constitutional obedience for The New York Times published Dec. 30. The article, called “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution,” has garnered at least 17 response articles and an article published Dec. 31 on[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Indiana Senator to Join GPPI

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) will join the Georgetown Public Policy Institute as a visiting distinguished professor of public policy in spring and fall 2013. He will also give the 2013 Whittington Lecture, an annual lecture on public policy created to honor former GPPI associate dean Leslie Whittington, who died in 2001. Lugar,[Read More…]

by December 21, 2012 0 comments City News, News

SCHALL: Books a Gateway to Truth

A professor who has been many years at a school is often asked by visitors: “Do you notice any difference between current students and those from previous decades?” I always answer that question pretty much the same way: “Look, all the students I ever have are around 20 years old.[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Professor Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

World War Two Polish resistance fighter and Georgetown scholar Jan Karski (G’52, H’83) will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Barack Obama announced this morning. Karski had served as an officer in the Polish Underground during WWII and reported the atrocities committed during the Holocaust to the British and American governments. In[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 0 comments News, News - Top

Bidding the Hilltop Farewell

To the Editor: It was strange to read the article about my departure from Georgetown for Notre Dame (The Hoya,A1, “Deneen to Leave GU at Semester’s End,” Jan. 24). I recognized some of my words, yet I did not recognize myself in them. I hope I will be allowed a few more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Pentagon’s Iraq Adviser Returns as Professor

Pentagon’s Iraq Adviser Returns as Professor

President Barack Obama’s primary Pentagon adviser on Iraq, Colin Kahl, has returned to Georgetown as an associate professor in the School of Foreign Service after an almost three-year hiatus. Kahl left his position as deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East on Nov. 16, one day after the United States[Read More…]

by December 22, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Tapped for Health Council

School of Nursing and Health Studies professor Laura Anderko will soon be working toward a cure forD.C.’s health care problems as part of a new position on the District’s Regional Health Equity Council. Anderko was nominated by the Region III Health Equity Council for the National Partnerships for Action to End Health Disparities, an[Read More…]

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Sociology Professor Dies

Visiting assistant professor of sociology and prominent political analyst Mehrdad Mashayekhi died Wednesday, according to a department email sent to sociology majors, minors and faculty. The university is organizing a memorial ceremony, Sociology Department Chair Tim Wickham-Crowley wrote in the message on Thursday. The date for the service has yet[Read More…]

by September 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

Former Minnesota governor and rumored presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty did not mention Sam Potolicchio by name during his remarks last Thursday at the National Press Club. But when Pawlenty stressed the need for “recruiting the best and the brightest to come into teaching,” the students of Georgetown’s Semester in Washington[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Professor Joins White House Staff

Georgetown grad Denis McDonough (MSFS ’96) was appointed deputy national security adviser to President Obama two weeks ago. He is replacing Thomas Donilon, who was promoted to the position of national security adviser earlier last month. “For years, I have counted on McDonough’s expertise and counsel on national security issues,”[Read More…]

by January 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News