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George M. Schwartz, Ed.D.

Title: Program Director of the Bachelor’s Degree in Emergency Planning & Management

Department: Business, Fashion and Leadership

Office: FC 23

Phone: (610) 647-4400 Ext: 3237

Doctorate of Education, Immaculata University
Masters of Security Studies, US Army War College
Master of Science, Human Resource Development, Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Mansfield University of Pennsylvania


Dr. George Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Leadership and Director of the Bachelor’s Degree program in Emergency Management & Planning. He has a broad professional background that includes active and reserve service in the US Army, human resource management with Fortune 500 companies, and higher education. He has instructed courses in emergency management and human resources/ organizational change, and has written and presented on such subjects as crisis leadership, cybersecurity, and training management. He also has an extensive experience in the design, development, and delivery of training courses in leadership.

Courses Taught

BUS 366 Leadership Dynamics
BUSL 375 Best Practices in Leadership
BUSL 378 Team Leadership
EPM 350 Human Dimensions of Disaster
EPM 390 EPM Capstone
HED 712 Higher Education Administration, Change, & Innovation
HIST 297 Models of Military Leadership
HIST 355 Afghanistan: Crossroads of Culture & History
HRM 311 Human Resource Management
MML 603 Managing Organizational Effectiveness
POL 354 Leading in Crisis


Schwartz, G. (2018, October 25). Death of a general: Edward Sigerfoos & leaders in war. War Room. Retrieved from

Schwartz, G. (2018, July 24). Graham clears the doorway. War Room. Retrieved from

Schwartz, G & Tussing, B, (2018). “The use of military forces in the homeland: Cultures within cultures.” In A. Siedschlag & A. Jerkovic (Eds.), Homeland security cultures: Enhancing values while fostering resilience (pp. 186-202). New York: Rowan and Littlefield.

Research Interests

Leadership development, talent management, and organizational change. Resiliency, emergency management, emergency response planning, homeland defense, military domestic operations, and national security.

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