All 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…

Picture of Monica Arruda de Almeida and her daughter

Monica Arruda De Almeida

Adjunct Professor
Specializations: illicit economies, with an emphasis on anti-money laundering efforts

Monica Arruda de Almeida is an adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University.

John Bailey

John Bailey

Professor Emeritus
Specializations: Citizen Security

Prof. Bailey has chaired the Government Department (1987-90) and directed the Latin American Studies Program (1972-74; 1994-96). During 1980-90 he directed the Mexico Seminar at the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute. He received an “Honored Faculty” award from the School of Foreign Service in 2002 for excellence in teaching. He retired from the ordinary faculty in 2013 but remains active as an emeritus professor in the Latin American Studies Program. He is an avid, if mediocre, tennis player, specializing in mature men’s doubles in recent years.

Patricia Biermayr

Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano is a social scientist and gender specialist who has worked extensively to develop research approaches and gender analysis in relation to the feminization of agriculture. She holds an MS and PhD in Agricultural Extension and Social Anthropology from Cornell University, NY and an Agricultural Engineering degree in Plant Science from Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Denise Brennan

Denise Brennan

Chair, Department of Anthropology
Specializations: trafficking, sex work, policing, migration, and women’s labor

Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Faculty Co-Founder and Co-Director and of the Gender+ Justice Initiative. Professor Brennan’s  most recent book follows the lives of the first survivors of trafficking to the United States. Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States examines the connection between undocumented status and exploitation. It documents how individuals who endured severe abuse rebuild their lives, counters panics over the sex sector, and argues that policies that detain and deport undocumented people undermine efforts to prevent trafficking and find trafficked people.

Roberto Brodsky

Roberto F. Brodsky

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor in Georgetown University since 2008. Former Head of Cultural Affairs Office in the Embassy of Chile, Washington DC, 2016-18. Professional writer for 30 years, with experience in magazine, newspaper and literature. Author of more than 250 articles and opinion pieces in national publications; author of six novels published both in Chile and Spain; co-author of three drama plays; author of four prologues in international books. Scriptwriter of film El Brindis and co-scriptwriter of the film Machuca and Mi vida con Carlos, both awarded with different prizes, including best national script, best movie, different prizes in international festivals and a huge national success of chilean filming industry.