David A. Thomas is Dean of the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. During his administration, Dean Thomas has made a number of contributions to the School, including major redesign of the MBA curriculum, expansion of the MBA career management activities, and enhancement of academic and professional opportunities for undergraduate students. Dean Thomas has also increased the diversity of the school’s faculty among women, underrepresented minorities, and international faculty.
Before becoming the Dean at the McDonough School, Thomas taught business administration at Harvard University and finance at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2014, the Washington Business Journal recognized Thomas as one of the top Minority Business Leaders.
Dean and William R. Berkley Chair, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Areas of Expertise: leadership, cultural diversity in organizations, organizational behavior, strategic human resource management, executive development, and organizational change
Tracy L. Dumas teaches management and human resources in Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. Her research addresses the interface between employees’ personal and professional lives with a focus on understanding how management practices can help employees to both excel at work and engage meaningfully with their families and communities while remaining true to their personal identities.
Her research has been published in leading academic outlets including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Annals, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, and Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy. Dumas earned her PhD in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She also holds an MS in Industrial Relations from Loyola University Chicago, and a BS from Northwestern University.
Assistant Professor of Management and Human Resources in Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business
Areas of Expertise: Work-Family/Work-Life Boundary, Workplace Dissimilarity/Demographic Diversity, Status Differences in Organizations
Jerome Williams is a professor of management and global business at Rutgers University, as well as director of The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. His work focuses on multicultural marketing, Internet privacy and public health communication.