62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, Vermont 05735
Jacob Park is an Associate Professor at Castleton University’s College of Business who specializes in the social and environmental dimensions of innovation, entrepreneurship, and international business, with special expertise/interests in emerging economies in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Caribbean regions.
He serves as the Associate Editor at the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and on the editorial boards of Business Strategy and the Environment journal and Emerald Emerging Market Case Studies. His co-edited book, "Entrepreneurial, Innovative and Sustainable Ecosystems", was published by Springer in 2018, while the "Crisis of Global Environmental Governance: Towards a New Political Economy of Sustainability" was published in 2008 by Routledge and "Ecology of the New Economy: Sustainable Transformation of Global Information Technology, Communication, and Electronics Industries" was published in 2002 by Routledge/Greenleaf Publishing.
He is on the Board of the Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibilities (https://vbsr.org) and a former member of Vermont Governor's Council on Energy and the Environment. He has served as the Coordinating Lead Author of the UN Environment Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) Report, Lead Author for the United Nations Millennium Ecosystem Assessment initiative, and an Expert Reviewer for a number of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) publications including the Sixth Assessment Report.
- PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam
- M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- B.A., University of Chicago
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Merit Award (2015)
- National Society of Leadership and Success Excellence in Teaching Award (2015)
- Edmond J. Safra Network Fellowship, Harvard University (2014-2015)
- Vermont Campus Compact Engaged Scholar Award (2010)
- Vermont Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in Education and Outreach (2008)
- BUS 5040 Strategic Marketing Management (Spring 2020)
- BUS 5060 Human Resources Management (Spring 2020)
- BUS 3035 Case Studies in Management (Spring 2020)
- BUS 2020 Principles of Management (Spring 2020)