Affiliated Faculty

Charles Abernathy

Charles Abernathy

Specializations: civil rights and comparative law

Professor Abernathy works in the fields of civil rights and comparative law. He is the author of Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation (West Publishing, 2012), the first edition of which was the first modern casebook on federal civil rights statutes.

Reena Aggarwal

Reena Aggarwal

Specializations: global financial markets, securities market regulation, capital raising, initial public offerings, institutional investors, private equity, valuation, stock exchange structure, and corporate governance

Reena Aggarwal is the Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration and Finance, and the director of the Center for Financial Markets and Policy in the School of Business. She joined the Georgetown faculty in 1986.

Ian Almond

Ian Almond

Specializations: Theoretical Problems of Literature, Comparative literature

Ian Almond is Professor of World Literature at Georgetown University. He is the author of five books, most recently Two Faiths, One Banner (Harvard University Press, 2009) and The Thought of Nirad C. Chaudhuri (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and over forty articles in a…

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Jose Casanova

Professor, Department of Sociology

José Casanova is one of the world’s top scholars in the sociology of religion. He is a professor at the Department of Sociology at Georgetown University, and heads the Berkley Center’s Program on Globalization, Religion and the Secular. He has published works in a broad range of subjects, including religion and globalization, migration and religious pluralism, transnational religions, and sociological theory.

Ananya Chakravarti

Ananya Chakravarti

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Dr. Chakravarti’s work generally focuses on the intersection of religion and empire, and global and local historical methods. Her interests lie in early modern South Asia, the Portuguese empire, colonial Brazil, and the history of the pre-suppression Jesuit order. Her first book is entitled, “The Empire of Apostles: Religion, Accommodation and the Imagination of Empire in Early Modern Brazil and India,” and is published by Oxford University Press (2018).

Anna de Fina

Anna De Fina

Specializations: narrative, discourse and identity, immigrant and transnational communities, Italian American studies and super-diversity

Anna De Fina holds a Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere from Palermo University, an M.A. in Linguistics from Escuela Nacional de Antropología e Historia in Mexico, a Master of Philosophy in Linguistics from Cambridge University (U.K.), and a Ph.D.…

Richard Diamond

Richard Diamond

Professor Emeritus

Professor Diamond currently serves on the Georgetown Medical Center Committee for Transitional Administration. His writings include “Economic Foundations of Countervailing Duty Law,” in the Virginia Journal of International Law, and “A Search for Economic and Financial Principles in the Administration of U.S. Countervailing Duty Law,” in Law and Policy in International Business.

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Irma Frank

Senior Associate Dean, International Programs School of Medicine

Irma Frank is the senior associate dean for international programs and chair of the International Programs Committee at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She joined Georgetown over 25 years ago and was a member of the Latin America Initiative Faculty Committee (2016-2017).