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Dr. Jorge Walter is an assistant professor at the School of Business at The George Washington University (GWU). Prior to joining GWU, he was a faculty member at Portland State University and the University of Connecticut. He has taught a variety of courses on strategic management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Walter received his master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and has been a visiting researcher at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a postdoctoral researcher at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Prior to entering academia, he worked in industry in the areas of manufacturing, corporate finance, and strategic management consulting.
Dr. Walter’s research interests include strategic decision making, knowledge/technology transfer, social networks, and social capital. He has examined these topics in the context of entrepreneurial firms, interfirm alliances, and high-technology industries. Dr. Walter’s research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences, was nominated for the 2004 Strategic Management Society Best Conference Paper Prize, and has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Small Business Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, Organization Science, R&D Management, and Strategic Organization. Dr. Walter currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Management.