Faculty & Research

L.J. Bourgeois III

L. J. Bourgeois III, Professor of Business Administration; Senior Fellow, Darden Center for Global Initiatives

  • BS, MBA, Tulane University; PhD, University of Washington
Office: FOB 252
Phone: +1-434-924-4833
E-mail: JayB@virginia.edu

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Professor L. J. Bourgeois III is an expert on strategy and post-merger integration. He has consulted for a variety of North and Latin American, European, Asian, Australian, and African corporations on strategic planning, strategy implementation and post-merger integration and has designed and conducted various seminars in strategic thinking.

As Associate Dean, he represents the University of Virginia Darden School of Business to constituencies around the world (alumni, corporations, partner schools, prospective students) and is responsible for Darden's globalization strategies.

Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 1986, Bourgeois taught at the Stanford Business School. He previously was employed as a financial analyst in the corporate planning department of Castle & Cooke Foods and held several assignments in the firm's Latin American operations. He is fluent in Spanish.


Strategic Planning
Post-Merger Integration
Top Management Teams
Mergers and Acquisitions

MBA Courses

Seminar in Strategy
Post-Merger Integration

Executive Education Courses

Strategic Thinking and Action


Faculty Publication