Faculty & Staff
DR. GEORGE A. CONDON
Senior Lecturer and Internships Director
Adjunct Professor of Political Science
Dr. George Condon brings to the Jacoby Center extensive academic experience as well as work in the public affairs arena. His B.A. degree is from the University of Michigan, and his M.A. and Ph.D. are from the University of Tennessee. His background includes such administrative roles as vice president for academic affairs, executive assistant to the president, dean, and teaching faculty member on four California State University campuses, Washington State University, the University of the Virgin Islands, Shepherd (State) University in West Virginia, Texas Tech University, and the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Condon was awarded a Congressional Fellowship by the American Political Science Association and has been honored with postgraduate appointments by the British Council, Claremont Graduate School, and Harvard University's Institute for Educational Management. He has been a consultant on state government reorganization and constitutional reform in Minnesota, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Washington State, and with the National Governors Association. He was a founder and first administrator of a government research and service unit at WSU and also of the WSU regional campus in Vancouver, Washington.
Since arriving at University of the Pacific in 2002, Dr. Condon has focused on undergraduate experiential learning, developing and administering the Jacoby Center's Sacramento and Washington, DC internship programs, utilizing previous experience at WSU, in the office of Washington State's governor, and in the U.S Congress. He also contributes to various civic leadership programs sponsored by the Jacoby Center and the Division of Student Life. In the community, Dr. Condon is an occasional newspaper columnist and has served on various advisory committees dealing with local government, K-12 education, economic development, and intergovernmental relations. His research and writing are in the areas of state constitutional revision and executive reorganization, higher education planning and governance, curriculum design, and accreditation.