George Barnes

University Retirees - Management

Professional Preparation

M.A. - Law and Diplomacy
Tufts University - 1967
B.A. (honors)
Lehigh University - 1966


University of Texas at Dallas [1999–Present]
Institutional Information Officer
University of Texas at Dallas [1998–1999]
Associate Director
University of Texas at Dallas [1995–1998]
Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [1987–Present]
Manager, Political and Regulatory Analysis
Mobil Oil Corporation [1978–1987]
International Public Affairs Advisor and Country Assessment Specialist
American Independent Oil Company [1977–1978]
Resident Cice President and General Manager
Citibank [1970–1976]

Additional Information

  • Editorial Review Board, "Global Risk Assessments" book series (1997-present); refereed one article for Book 4 (1997), two articles for Book 5 (2003)


  • Director of Educational Services, Dallas International Trade Resource Center (on loan part-time 1989-1993)
  • Academic Senate elected representative of Senior Lecturers (2000-2002)
  • Academic Senate Committee on Distance Learning (2000-2002, reappointed 2004- 2006)

School of Management

  • Masters Program committee (2000-ongoing)
  • IT/Web committee (2000-ongoing)
  • Masters Admissions committee (2004-ongoing)
  • Distance Learning committee (1999-2001)
  • Strategic Planning committee (1998-1999)


  • Board and Executive Committee member, Dallas Council on World Affairs (2000, 2001); Advisory Director of renamed World Affairs Council of Greater Dallas (2002, 2003)
  • Chair, International Business Committee, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (1997-2000), and co-founder of Export Assistance Task Force
  • Board member, International Trade Association of the Dallas/Ft. Worth Area (1997, 1996, 1993), and Editor of monthly newsletter Tradewinds (1997-1999)
  • Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, ordained Elder 2000, Clerk of Session 2003-ongoing
Professional Organizations
  • North American Small Business International Trade Educators (N ASBITE) - Board member 1994-1996; member since 1990
  • Academy of International Business - member since 1988


Academy of International Business
Member since 1989
World Affairs Council of Greater Dallas
Member since 2000 Advisory Board 2000-2002 when International Trade Associate of DFW was integrated into WAC
International Trade Association of the Dallas/Forth Worth Area (1990-1999)
Leading professional membership organization in North Texas for individuals and companies involved in international trade Board member 1993, 1996-1998 Editor, Tradewinds newsletter 1997-1999
Global Risk Assessments
Editorial Board of Global Risk Assessments (GRA) book series Issues, Concepts and Applications. Refereed article for GRA Book 4 published in 1997, and refereed two articles for GRA Book 5 published in 2003. Additional information and links to international research at
North American Small Buiness International Trade Educatiors
Board member 1994-1996, member since 1990 Annual Conference presenter 1991, 1994 and 2000
Texas Distance Learning Association
Member since 2004 Annual Conference presenter 2004