FORA.tv Speaker - John J. DeGioia

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Biography

Since graduating from Georgetown University in 1979, John J. DeGioia has served both as a senior administrator and as a faculty member at the school. On July 1, 2001, he became Georgetown's 48th president.

Dr. DeGioia is a professorial lecturer in the Department of Philosophy. He earned a bachelor's degree in English from Georgetown University in 1979 and his PhD in Philosophy from the University in 1995. He has most recently taught "Ethics and Global Development," "Human Rights: A Culture in Crisis," and a seminar on "Ways of Knowing."

Prior to his appointment as president, Dr. DeGioia held a variety of senior administrative positions at Georgetown, including senior vice president, responsible for university-wide operations, and dean of student affairs. In 2004, he was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Academia from the Sons of Italy.

7 Programs

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04.14.09 | 00:49:55 min | 10 comments

Alan Greenspan: Markets and the Judiciary

10.02.08 | 00:37:22 min | 2 comments

Michael Eric Dyson: No Dreams Deferred?

10.01.08 | 01:14:51 min | 9 comments

T. Boone Pickens - Reducing Oil Dependence

09.22.08 | 01:06:25 min | 7 comments

Michael Bloomberg on the Economy in Crisis

09.17.08 | 00:55:43 min | 2 comments

Condoleezza Rice Argues for Transformational Diplomacy

02.12.08 | 00:51:58 min | 0 comments