George Mason UniversitySchool of Business
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Keat, Stephen K

Focus:Adjunct Faculty
Academic Unit:Business Foundations
Positions:Adjunct Faculty
Office Hours:By Appointment
Research Interests:

International Relations and Economics


Certificate, Inter-American Defense College, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C., Senior Continental Defense Course, 2002.

Doctoral course work in Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada,  1979-1983.

MA, Political Economy, University of Toronto, Canada, 1979.

BA, Economics and Government, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1978.

Junior Year Abroad, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976-1977.

Training at the Department Of State Foreign Service Institute, including:

• Intelligence and Foreign Policy

• Management Problem Solving and Decision Making

• Coaching

• Intellectual Property Rights

• Advanced International Negotiations

• Trade Dispute Resolution

• Trade and Environment

• Export Promotion

• International Negotiation Art and Skills

• Multilateral Diplomacy

• EEO/Diversity Awareness for Management Supervisors


Stephen K. Keat is a newly-hired Adjunct Professor.  He teaches one section of BUS 200 - Global Environment of Business

Research and Awards:

• "A Free Trade Area Of The Americas: Implications Of Success or Failure For Members of the OAS," published by the University of Miami North-South Center, August 2002.  (http://www.miami.edu/nsc/publications/pubs-WP-pdf/WP7.pdf)

• Coauthor with Colonel Walter Balbi, "Estudio de Paises: Republica Oriental Del Uruguay" (Country Study: Uruguay) IADC, December 11, 2001.

Department of State Awards

  • The Secretary’s Career Achievement Award in 2012. 
  • Meritorious Honor Award in 2009.   
  • International Joint Commission Performance Award in 2006.
  • Superior Honor Awards in 2003 and 2004. 
  • Group Meritorious Honor Award in 2001.