Name: Rohan G Williamson
Occupation: Interim Dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business; Professor of Finance; Bolton Sullivan and Thomas A. Dean Chair of International Business.
Fields of Expertise: Risk management; corporate governance; corporate investment decisions; corporate liquidity
Rohan Williamson is the Interim Dean of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, as well as Professor of Finance and the Bolton Sullivan and Thomas A. Dean Chair of International Business.
A member of the McDonough faculty for nearly 20 years, Williamson has played an integral role in the growth and development of the school, serving as a member of the Academic Leadership Council, as area coordinator for finance for two terms over eight years, and as Chair of the MBA Curriculum Design Committee and the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.
As a tenured faculty member, Williamson specializes in risk management, corporate governance, corporate investment decisions, and corporate liquidity. His research has appeared in top academic journals, as well as practitioner-oriented publications. Williamson also has written several book chapters and presented his work at conferences and seminars around the world. His research is widely read and highly influential, as evidenced by his number of citations, ranking 169th of over 300,000 authors listed on the Social Science Research Network.
Active in his community, Williamson is the founder and chairman of the board of UNITY Youth Development, Inc., a nonprofit organization that has impacted the lives of more than 1,000 youth through scholastic, cultural, and recreational activities in Silver Spring, Maryland, and surrounding communities. He also is the chairman of the board of Zion Community Enterprise, Inc., a nonprofit community development corporation focusing on the Washington metropolitan area.