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

  • National Association (now North American) Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) annual conferences, presentation of papers:
    • "Public-Private Partnerships for Trade Assistance: the International Trade Resource
    • Center model" (1991)
    • "University-City Consortia for Small Business Export Development Programs: the
    • UTD-City of Garland Model" (1994)
    • "The Global MBA Online-Faculty Challenges and Student Feedback" (2000)
  • American Society for Quality, annual meeting: "The quality challenges of delivering distance learning education to a networked society" (1997)
  • Texas Distance Learning Association, annual meeting: "New Toy Syndrome: the importance of systematic selection of technology in distance learning" (2004)
  • Sloan Consortium (national distance learning organization) annual conference: "The One-on-One Model for Online Faculty Development" (2006)
Education Award of the International Trade Association of Dallas-Ft. Worth, 1992
  • Investment attraction from USA for Rotterdam City Development Corporation (2002-2004), as sub-contractor to Economic Growth Strategies in The Netherlands
  • Researcher for and peer reviewer of investment attraction strategy for the State of Maryland, USA (2001)
  • Developed training manual on "American Values and Business Practices" for Russian and Kazakh nationals employed in the petroleum industry and government agencies, and delivered two 10-day seminars for visiting delegations to Dallas (1992-1993)


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