Nancy McEldowney was appointed to her position as MSFS Director on July 1, 2017. Prior to joining Georgetown, she served as Director of the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) and Ambassador to the Republic of Bulgaria.
Erin E. Guild
Erin E. Guild oversees academic and alumni affairs for the Master of Science in Foreign Service program. In addition to supporting students, faculty, and alumni, Dr. Guild supports the efforts of the MSFS Advisory Board as it serves to strengthen the program’s academic and professional opportunities.
Rachel Yang Antoun
Assistant Director of External Affairs
Rachel Yang Antoun works closely with Associate Director in developing relationships with external organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, she provides support to students in all aspects of their internship search.
Julie Ye Zhu
Associate Director of Admissions
Julie works with the Leadership Team to plan recruitment activities, organize admissions events, and coordinate yield activities for admitted students. She also represents the MSFS program at recruitment events around the country.
Director of Admissions
Ja’net DeFlorimonte, Director of Admissions is responsible for all matters pertaining to recruitment, admissions, scholarship, and advertising. She meets with prospective students, counsels applicants, and works with the Admissions Committee in making admissions decisions.
Assistant Director of Finance and Administration
Tracey McGhee-Gant is responsible for the oversight and management of all program funds, human resources administration, and facilities and technology management.
Distinguished Fellow and Adjunct Professor
Dr. Helman is a career intelligence officer and comes to MSFS from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He teaches classes on national and international security and provides academic and professional advising for MSFS students.
Director of Academic Affairs
Rebecca Caro works with faculty and students on course offerings, registration, degree requirements, and progress toward graduation for the program. The Director of Academic Affairs serves as academic advisor for students pursuing joint degrees with MSFS.
Communications and Events Coordinator
Mairead MacRae, Communications and Events Coordinator, oversees and implements strategic communications for the MSFS program. Additionally, she coordinates and manages events held by MSFS, including orientation and graduation.
Co-Chair, Global Politics & Security, Professor of the Practice
Professor Miller is Professor in the Practice of International Affairs and Concentration Co-Chair for Global Politics & Security. At MSFS, Professor Miller teaches on international and national security and the gateway/foundation course for the GPS concentration.
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
Co-Chair, Global Politics & Security, Professor of the Practice of International Affairs
Professor Bibbins Sedaca is Professor in the Practice of International Affairs and Concentration co-Chair for Global Politics & Security. At MSFS, Professor Bibbins Sedaca teaches courses in policy innovation, ethics and decision making, and religion and international affairs.
Chair, International Development, Professor in the Practice of International Affairs
Chair, Global Business and Finance, Professor of the Practice
Professor Wallis is Professor in the Practice of International Affairs and Concentration Chair for Global Business and Finance, MSFS. Prior to joining the MSFS leadership team, Professor Wallis engaged in a global business career working within the financial services industry.