Prior to UWG Dr. George Kieh, Jr. served as Professor of Political Science and African-American Studies at Grand Valley State University. He has served as Dean of International Affairs at Grand Valley State along with many director positions. Dr. Kieh has over thirty-two years combined experience as a higher education administrator and a faculty member. He earned a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Political Science. He also holds faculty rank as a tenured, full professor.