University Professors

The rank of University Professor is the highest "Regular Active Status" faculty position codified by the Faculty Code at the University. Only a very few members of the George Washington University faculties ever achieve this position. It is reserved for a select few individuals who have attained the accomplishments and associated stature to be so recognized. Read more about the University Professor position.

Michael Barnett
University Professor of International Affairs and Political Science
Elliott School of International Affairs, Suite 605A, 1957 E St. NW

Assistant: Flavia Umulisa, Research and Program Assistant
[email protected], 202-994-9301


Amitai Etzioni
University Professor and Professor of International Affairs
Lisner Hall, Suite 342, 2023 G St. NW

Gabriel Sigler, Senior Executive Assistant
[email protected], 202-994-8190


Martha Finnemore
University Professor of Political Science and International Affairs

Monroe Hall, Suite 440, 2115 G St. NW
[email protected], 202-994-6290


Vanessa Northington Gamble
University Professor of Medical Humanities and Professor of Health Policy and of American Studies
Phillips Hall, Suite 412E, 801 22nd St. NW

Rachel Morse, Research Assistant
[email protected], 202-994-1705


Annamaria Lusardi
Denit Trust Chair, University Professor of Accountancy and of Economics
2201 G Street, NW Suite 450E
[email protected], 202-994-8410


Seyyed Hossein Nasr
University Professor of Islamic Studies
Gelman Library, Suite 709R, 2130 H St. NW

Amy Zhao, Research Assistant
[email protected], 202-994-5704


Stephen Saltzburg
Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor of Law
GW Law, Suite E301, 2000 H St. NW

Assistant: Rasheen Robinson, Program Assistant
[email protected], 202-994-2587


Bernard Wood
University Professor of Human Origins and Professor of Human Evolutionary Anatomy
Science and Engineering Hall, Suite 6000, 800 22nd St. NW
[email protected], 202-994-6077