Dr. Shirley is currently a lecturer in the Lucas Graduate and School of Business and
Department of Psychology at San José State University. He earned his Ph.D. at the
University of California at Davis with an emphasis on international psychological
testing. He was also awarded a Masters of Business Administration in International
Business and a Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems from the University
of Miami in Coral Gables (Miami), Florida.
Prior to his role at SJSU, he also held roles as a mergers and acquisitions advisor and executive with McKinsey, KPMG, and General Electric (GE) across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
His personal and professional experiences have led him to his current teaching focus and research projects related to strategic management, international business, global leadership, and industrial/organizational psychology.