George Irvine, Ph.D.
George Irvine has extensive experience building partnerships between universities and businesses in order to catalyze organizational and economic development. At the UD Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, Irvine extended the college’s research-based knowledge to the Mid-Atlantic business community via executive education programs. In prior positions at UD and the University of North Carolina, he managed international education and technical assistance projects in partnership with U.S. government agencies and corporate foundations.
Irvine earned his Ph.D. in urban affairs and public policy from UD in May 2018. His teaching and research interests include research university publicness, international development public policy, corporate social responsibility and environmental policy. He has work and travel experience in 25 countries on four continents and is proficient in German and French.