Professor Emeritus of Business Law; University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business
George Siedel completed graduate studies at the University of Michigan and Cambridge University before joining a professional corporation as an associate attorney. Professor Siedel has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and in Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. He served on several boards of directors and as Associate Dean of the Ross School of Business.
Professor Siedel was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University and Harvard University, a Visiting Scholar at Berkeley, and a Parsons Fellow at the University of Sydney. He has been elected a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University’s Wolfson College and a Life Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. As a Fulbright Scholar, he held a Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The author of numerous books and articles, Professor Siedel received the Faculty Recognition Award from the University of Michigan and several national research awards, including the Hoeber Award and the Ralph Bunche Award. In 2018, he received the Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.
Professor Siedel has also received many teaching awards, including the 2018 Executive Program Professor of the Year Award from a consortium of thirty-six leading universities committed to international education.