Faculty

Message from the Liberal Studies Associate Dean

Georgetown University's Doctor of Liberal Studies program features an interdisciplinary curriculum rooted in human values and ethics. The program provides students with skills in perception, analysis, communications, and creative thinking, and teaches them how to successfully apply these skills throughout their time in the program and beyond. Courses span broad areas of the humanities, social and public policy, international affairs, religious studies, and the intersection of science, technology, and culture. Housed on Georgetown's main campus, this unique doctoral program offers small class sizes and specialized faculty attention. Two characteristics make this degree distinctive: its interdisciplinarity and its values basis.

Georgetown was the first university to offer a Doctor of Liberal Studies degree, and now, over a decade later, we have graduates who have published books, joined academia, and experienced other professional and personal successes. We welcome your interest in this innovative graduate program.

Francis
Ambrosio

Francis J. Ambrosio is Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University. He was ...

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John
Dolan

Dr. Dolan brings a wealth of experience in academic program development and oversight, as well ...

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James
Giordano

James Giordano, PhD, MPhil, is Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry, Chief of ...

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Ariel
Glucklich

Ariel Glucklich offers courses in Hinduism, Psychology of Religion and Anthropology of Religion. He is ...

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Gregory
Havrilak

Gregory C. Havrilak, Ph.D. Gregory Havrilak joined the faculty of Georgetown University’s School of Continuing ...

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Peter
Kralovec

Peter James Kralovec has over 10 years of experience in urban policy research, writing, program ...

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Tod
Linafelt

Tod Linafelt is professor of biblical literature in the Theology Department at Georgetown University. He ...

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Jo
Moran Cruz

Jo Ann Moran Cruz is an associate professor of history at Georgetown University and former ...

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Phylis
B. North

Percy (Phylis) North has been a lecturer in the Liberal Studies program since 1985. She ...

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Adav
Noti

New York University School of Law (J.D.), Georgetown University (MALS)

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William
J. O'Brien

William J. O’Brien received his PhD in systematic theology from the University of Chicago. Before ...

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Rory
Quirk

Rory F. Quirk joined the Liberal Studies faculty in 1999. His courses range across three ...

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