George Moker, EdD, MBA, CPA
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Dr. George Moker’s research focuses on the creative self-efficacy of stakeholder across various contexts. His academic interests are cross-collaborative with his extensive entrepreneurial and practical experience as a founder of professional and technical startups, as well as a CPA consultant for a wide range of federally-funded, for-profit, startup research organizations, spanning across the country. He currently serves as Managing Director of a CPA consulting firm that acquired his company, with additional responsibilities of business development, designing and utilizing traditional and digital marketing techniques, leading to more than 200% increase in the government-contracting division.
George is a board member of BUILD.org, a national organization that supports at-risk middle school students’ aspiration of going to college. In addition, he formerly served on the Georgetown School Committee for nearly a decade, with six years as chairperson. He also served on numerous community organizations in various capacities.
At Suffolk University, George currently serves in six service assignments, leading the First-Year Experience Program, and co-leading the SBS career curriculum and the University’s Creativity and Innovation Steering Committee, having been a co-founder of this initiative. Over the years, George has served on 28 committees, including department, school, and university levels, as well as serving as the University’s first endowed chair.
Academically, George taught, designed, or modified 25 different courses, at all academic levels and modalities, including 9 online courses, 23 on campus courses, and one global travel seminar to Italy. As an alum, George continues to show his support of our graduates by hiring our students to full-time and internship opportunities in the areas of accounting and marketing.
Honors and Awards
- 10-time finalist and two-time winner of the SGA’s Faculty Excellence Award
- SBS Dean’s Office Teaching in Excellence Award
- Board Member, CASE Association (CASE Journal)
- Board Member, BUILD.org
- Mentor, MIT Venture Mentoring Service Office Hours
- Small Business Innovative Research Workshop Speaker at MIT, Arrowhead Center at the New Mexico State University, Polsky Center at the University of Chicago, Cyclotron Road at UC Berkeley, Ben Franklin Group at Penn State, Dusquene, Lehigh, and the Philadelphia University City Science Center
Recent Intellectual Contributions
Doctor of Education dissertation (2019), “Exploring the Experience of Instructor and First-Year Student Creative Self-Efficacy in a Higher Education’s Multi-Disciplinary Creativity Curriculum: A Phenomenological Study,” Drexel University.
Book chapter “Creativity in Higher Education Institutions: Multidisciplinary Curriculum from Concept to Launch (Chapter 11)” for the 2018 Knowledge, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship Conference Proceeding titled “Creativity, Innovation and Wellbeing.”
- Boston Business Journal on the financial crisis
- Guest panelist @Radio Entrepreneurs talk show