FAQs

What is a Georgetown initiative?

Georgetown is home to various initiatives across its campuses and schools, each with a unique focus and portfolio of work. Some of these, such as the Georgetown Global Human Development Initiative, are explicit endeavors to unite and strengthen expertise in a particular field university-wide. These initiatives will help the university to lead in the areas of focus, and contribute to meaningful impacts in the world.

Where can I learn more about Georgetown’s work in global human development?

Faculty across Georgetown’s schools and programs are involved in research and scholarship relevant to global human development issues. To learn more about the work and expertise of featured faculty members affiliated with the Georgetown Global Human Development Initiative, see the Faculty page.

To find faculty with specific subject matter expertise, you can search Georgetown’s Experts Guide.

Many academic programs across Georgetown's three campuses offer coursework relevant to global human development issues. These programs collectively support the university's interdisciplinary approach to the field – spanning foreign service, public policy, health, law and business. To learn more about these programs and their coursework, please explore Georgetown's school and program websites.

How can I get involved?

The Georgetown Global Human Development Initiative aims to engage a broad range of interested stakeholders and experts in its work – faculty and staff; current and prospective students; global scholars, leaders, and policy-makers; and communities near and far. All are invited to explore upcoming activities on the Georgetown Global Human Development Initiative website, and contact ghdinitiative@georgetown.edu with questions, ideas, and partnership opportunities.