List of George Washington University faculty

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The George Washington University
MottoLatin: Deus Nobis Fiducia
Motto in English
God is Our Trust[1]
EstablishedFebruary 9, 1821
PresidentThomas LeBlanc
Academic staff
CampusUrban (Foggy Bottom)
Suburban (Mount Vernon and Virginia campuses)
ColorsBuff and Blue

This is a list of notable George Washington University faculty, including both current and past faculty at the Washington, D.C. school, as well as university officials. As of 2007, The George Washington University employs approximately 1,130 full-time, in addition to part-time, faculty members across its three campuses.[2] Presidents John Quincy Adams and Ulysses Grant served on the Board of Trustees, as did Attorney General Eric Holder. Professors have been government officials, leading scientists, and others. Edward Teller, a physicist considered the father of the hydrogen bomb taught at GW. Frank Sesno, a CNN Special Correspondent, currently teaches in that field and since Fall of 2009, will be the Director of the School of Media and Public Affairs. The current President of the University is Thomas LeBlanc.

Current faculty[edit]

Nobel Prize in Medicine winner Ferid Murad has been a professor in the GW School of Medicine since 2011.



Selected faculty
United States Attorney General Eric Holder served on the Board of Trustees.
Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. is a former Law Professor.
Edward Teller A nuclear physicist, Teller was the father of the hydrogen bomb.
Hossein Nasr, University Professor of Islamic studies, is a leading Iranian Islamic philosopher.
John Quincy Adams, President of the United States, served on the Board of Trustees in 1832.
President Ulysses Grant served as an honorary trustee from 1869 to 1877. His grandson was also a Trustee.

International affairs[edit]

Journalism and public affairs[edit]

Steven Livingston -Professor of Media and Public Affairs & International Affairs




Political Management[edit]

Political Management • Mark Kennedy – business executive, congressman, presidential appointee, introduced shapeholders to business strategy


Past faculty[edit]

Board of trustees[edit]



  1. ^ "University Traditions & Spirit". The George Washington University Student & Academic Support Services. Archived from the original on 2010-06-16. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
  2. ^ "Full-Time Faculty by School, Gender, and Ethnicity". Office of Institutional Research & Planning, the George Washington University. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
  3. ^ "Sandiaga Uno receives(sic) 'Distinguished Research Professor in Residence' title". Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  4. ^ GW Law School - Faculty: Clarence Thomas
  5. ^ Gallery of Birth Hoaxes

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