Jeffrey English submitted his dissertation in July, 2018 for a DBA in organizational studies from the Grenoble Ecole de Management in Grenoble, France. He has a B.A in German from Illinois State University, and also studied at the University of Denver, having received his LL.M. in taxation, and Juris Doctor in law, from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and his M.A. in international economics from the Graduate School of International Studies. His research focuses on social value in hybrid organizations, while his teaching interests include international affairs, leadership and business ethics. He is a Central Illinois native, having grown up on a farm three miles from Starved Rock.