Jeff York
Assistant Professor • Strategy, Entrepreneurship & Operations Program Director
Business

Professor Jeffrey G. York (PhD, University of Virginia) is the PhD Strategic, Organizational, and Entrepreneurial Studies Program Director, an Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and the Shane Faculty Scholar at the University of Colorado Boulder. Professor York’s teaching and research are focused on environmental entrepreneurship, the simultaneous creation of ecological and economic goods. Professor York work has published research in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Organization Science, and Strategic Management Journal. His research has won numerous awards including the Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) Sustainability Scholar Award, the Academy of Management Organizations and the Natural Environment (ONE) Emerging Scholar Award, and the NYU-Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award. He is a Field Editor for the Journal of Business Venturing and member of the Editorial Board of the Academy of Management Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Professor York teaches classes in business planning, entrepreneurial thinking, and environmental sustainability at both the undergraduate and MBA level. He has taught and presented research in Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and numerous institutions in the United States. Prior to his academic career, he worked in a technology incubator, led the startup of a whitewater rafting company, and was a manager at a Fortune 500 financial services firm.