Daniela Brancaforte is currently the Senior Assistant Dean and Director of Strategic Initiatives and Interdisciplinary Programs at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. She has taught and advised students at various universities, worked as a social science research consultant and was the co-founder of a service-disabled veteran-owned small business. She teaches students across campus on Business Anthropology combining her experience as a consultant for government agencies with anthropological methods and theories. She received a Ph.D. in socio-cultural anthropology from Princeton University and a B.A. in Italian and anthropology from Bryn Mawr College. Brancaforte’s doctoral work was based on her qualitative research on U.S. military culture, and she continued working to improve and assess programs for veterans and military families through her consulting business. Brancaforte has lived and studied extensively in Europe and Latin America, speaks Spanish, German, and Italian, and enjoys traveling and visiting other countries. In her free time, she plays soccer, spoils her rescue dog, and reads as much as possible.
Research Interests:Business Anthropology, Military Families, Gender and the Workplace, Labor Inequalities, Ethics in Business, Migration in Southern and Central Europe
Areas of Concentration: USA, Europe, Cross-Border