Samuel J Potolicchio


Director of Global and Custom Education


McCourt School of Public Policy
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Dr. Sam Potolicchio is Director of Global and Custom Education at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Potolicchio was named as one of "America's Best Professors" by the Princeton Review, the only one in his field and the Future Leader of American Higher Education by the Association of Colleges and Universities. Potolicchio has delivered lectures in over 50 countries including Oxford, Yale, Cambridge, Bologna, Sorbonne, Brown, Dartmouth, and Warwick. He has also served as the Department Chairman and Distinguished Professor in Political and Social Communications at the School of Public Policy at RANEPA, the biggest university in Europe and as the President of the Preparing Global Leaders Foundation, a leadership training program for rising leaders from over 100 countries. Potolicchio received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Georgetown, Master in Theological Studies from Harvard, and a Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate from Georgetown in Government.