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New Episode of Provost’s Podcast Series: Faculty in Research

Provost Robert Groves interviews Marcia Chatelain, a Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University.

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Professor Rothman Earns Distinguished Achievement in Research Award

Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery

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Dolphins in the Potomac

Georgetown Researchers Make Exciting Discoveries

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Georgetown Hosts PIT-UN Conference

Featured guests included award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Ford Foundation President Darren Walker, Harvard University professor Latanya Sweeney, Noah Joshua Phillips, and Geoffrey Starks

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Professor George Shambaugh Publishes Oracles, Heroes, or Villains

The New Book Examines How Experts and Policymakers Interact in Economic Crisis

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Georgetown Hosts Summer Institute: Equity in the Academic Experience

On June 24-26, in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin and the American Talent Institute, Georgetown hosted the first Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience

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Latest News

PBK Initiation Ceremony 2019

April 1st, 2019

On May 16, 2019, the newest class of members at Georgetown University’s Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) “Delta of the District of Columbia” chapter were inducted into the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. The ceremony keynote address was delivered by GU alumni and fellow PBK member, Dan Porterfield (C’83), President and CEO of The Aspen Institute.

Provost’s Blog

Big Research Topics; Group Work

November 14th, 2019

One of the most precious attributes of being an academic is the great freedom of choosing the problems and issues in one’s scholarship. The restrictions on choice are, admittedly, larger when one is pre-tenure. Those early years are ones that demonstrate the ability to have an independent, integrated research agenda that yields multiple products and […]

The American Studies Program at 50 Years Old

November 7th, 2019

The American Studies Program is an interdisciplinary major within the College of Arts and Sciences. By constructing a sustained research agenda culminating in a senior thesis, students acquire the abilities to organize logical arguments guiding original inquiry and to work collaboratively in a set of out-of-class activities coordinated with the curriculum. Last weekend, the program […]

Modeling Civil Discourse Between Two People of Opposing Views

October 30th, 2019

I’ve written in the past about the apparent need at this moment to relearn lessons of how to productively have a dialogue with someone of opposing views. In recent chats with students and faculty, there seems to be a growing consensus that role models of civil discourse between two people of conflicting beliefs are more and […]

A New Way for the Private Sector to Support the Decennial Census

October 24th, 2019

I spent part of this morning with a great group of people. They form a worldwide team of engineers, social scientists, developers, and administrative staff at Facebook, devoted to countering misinformation on their platform about the 2020 Census. The US decennial census is a national ceremony conducted each 10 years to fulfill the mandate of […]

Provost’s Podcast: Faculty in Research