Emmett P. Tracy

Dean of the School of Business School of Business

Dr. Tracy brings extensive senior-level management experience and experience in pioneering strategic improvements and enhancing academic and social programs across higher education.

Prior to his work at the School of Business at the African Leadership University, he served at the highly ranked Hult International Business School, as Dean of Postgraduate Studies for the Cambridge (MA) campus. While there he provided leadership in program development, recruitment of faculty and staff, and participated in development of the school’s other campuses in the United States. He created lasting relationships with Fortune 500 companies including: Google, State Street, Verizon, Citizens Bank, Autodesk, and Qlik. He also previously served as CEO/Strategy Director for KaffeeHouse Digital Ltd., Ireland, focusing on Marketing Analytics and AI Language Learning Platforms.


Dr. Tracy’s educational background includes INSEAD, MBA, France; University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ph.D. Ireland; Columbia University, M.F.A. United States; and Williams College, B.A. United States Highest Honors (Latin). He serves several boards and committees including the Board for Uniform Adjusted Financial Reporting Standards and Executive Committee at the African Leadership University.

  • Emmett Tracy
    2019 H E R V E I R
  • Dr. Emmett Tracy
    2019 H E R V E I R

Contact Info

P.O. Box 947 Emory, Virginia 24327


McGlothlin Street Hall, Room 153