Emile Pilafidis

Emile Pilafidis




PhD in Executive/Strategic Management, Claremont Graduate University
MBA in General and International Management, University of Cincinnati
MS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati
BS in Engineering Physics, Miami University

Research Interest


International Business/Management

Management Consulting

Professor Emile Pilafidis teaches Management Consulting courses in the UCI's The Paul Merage School of Business MBA and FEMBA programs. He is also affiliated with the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University, where he teaches Strategy, International Management, and Management Consulting MBA courses. He earned his BS in Engineering Physics at Miami University, his MS in Mechanical Engineering and MBA in General and International Management at the University of Cincinnati, and his PhD in Executive/Strategic Management at Claremont Graduate University. Professor Pilafidis has also taught MBA courses overseas, in Singapore, Greece, and the U.K. He is an experienced executive having served in general and operations management positions with three multinational firms. Dr. Pilafidis is a member of the Academy of International Business, and the Academy of Management.


Quarter / Year Program Course Number Course Title
Summer Session 2016 FTMBA 290 Field Studies in Business