Gerald D. Starsia

Associate Professor


  • B.A., Hofstra University
  • MBA, University of Connecticut
  • Ph.D., University of Virginia Curry School of Education

Gerry joined the Curry School in 2016 with a joint appointment as Associate Professor in Higher Education and Executive Director of the Curry School Foundation. Previously, he served as the senior associate dean and chief operating officer at the Darden School of Business and as a member of its Technology and Operations Management area. From 2001 to 2013, he served in various roles at UVA's McIntire School of Commerce, including as senior associate dean for administration, with responsibility as chief operating officer and member of the Information Technology area. He also has served as executive director of the McIntire School Foundation and as a member of the UVA School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Foundation.

Gerry is anĀ associate professor in Curry's Higher Education area teaching graduate courses in Leadership, Strategy, and Intercollegiate Athletics Administration. While at Darden and McIntire, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Leadership and Project Management. In 2013, he received a teaching award from the Seven Society noting "...his balance between teaching, research and administrative leadership..." and "excellence in the fields of commerce and business."

Last Call for Leadership: Intercollegiate Athletics in an Era of Commercialization