The Georgetown and the McCourt School communities offer rich and engaging intellectual opportunities for faculty. McCourt faculty can take advantage of a wide-variety of seminar series offered across campus:
McCourt Faculty Internal Seminars
The McCourt Faculty Internal Seminars series takes place in Old North in Room 205, between 3:30pm and 4:30pm unless otherwise stated. You do not need to book your place - however the event is open only to McCourt Faculty members.
Dates & Presenters:
11/5: NaLette Brodnax
11/19: Jennifer Tobin
11/26: Nada Eissa
12/3: Andrew Zeitlin
MDI Data Analytics Workshop Series
The Massive Data Institute (MDI) data analytics workshop series' goal is to give researchers the tools to advance their research in new ways with new data sources and techniques.
Learn about what data science is and how to work with more organic, non-survey data. Then learn about climate data we have access to at GU.
These workshops are free and open to all faculty, researchers, and students across campus; they are designed to give you skills for more advanced data analytics in your respective research areas.
Topics include: The Future of High Dimensional Data Research, Data Essentials: Data Analysis in Python, Large-scale Analysis of Climate and Landcover Data
The Sociology Seminars series takes place between 2:00pm and 3:15pm unless otherwise stated. You do not need to book your place; just come to the room entrance 5 minutes before the seminar starts.
10/31: Christina Ciocca Eller, Superficially Coupled Systems and the Production of Inequality in Higher Education, Mortara Conference Room
11/07: Kristin Perkins, Changes in Household Composition and Children’s Educational Attainment, Mortara Conference Room
11/12: Dana Kornberg, Competing for Jurisdiction: Why Informal Garbage Collection Persists in Delhi, Car Barn 427
11/14: Yuki Kato, Liminality of Urban Agriculture: Urban Growers in post-Katrina New Orleans, Car Barn 427
Energy and Climate Policy Research Seminars
The energy and climate policy research seminar aims to enhance intellectual exchange among faculty and students by providing a forum to discuss research and policy topics related to the international and domestic dimensions of energy and climate change policy. Speakers will include members of the Georgetown community as well as invited faculty and practitioners from the Washington area and beyond.
All seminars are held at the Mortara Center for International Studies (3600 N Street, NW) on selected Tuesdays throughout the year from 12:30-2:00pm unless noted (see schedule below). Open to Georgetown faculty, staff and students, and others by invitation.
Gui2de Development Seminar Series
The Gui2de Seminar Series features guest speakers presenting cutting edge research in development economics and covers topical policy issues of interest to the development community. It brings in speakers both from D.C. and around the globe. The topics range from trade and industrial policies to income distribution to the management of financial markets. Any corresponding paper prepared by the speaker is also generally made available in an electronic format for download from this site.
All seminars will take place in ICC 550 (Georgetown Main Campus) on Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:45pm.
International Development Seminars
The Mortara Center, in partnership with faculty members of McCourt School of Public Policy, hosts a research seminar on International Development. We will send a notice out at the beginning of each seminar week to confirm location and to request RSVPs for lunch.
All talks will take place on Fridays, between 12:00 - 1:00 pm.
Macroeconomics Workshop Series
This workshop series, presented by the Georgetown University Department of Economics, takes place on Friday’s throughout the semester.