Emile Pilafidis

Emile Pilafidis

Continuing Lecturer



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 experiential learning courses and field studies courses at the University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business MBA programs. 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 the Peter Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University. Professor Pilafidis has also taught MBA courses overseas, in Asia, Europe, and the U.K. He is an experienced international 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.