George A. Nation III earned his Juris Doctorate degree (Cum Laude) from Villanova School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board. Professor Nation earned his Bachelor of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Accounting also from Villanova University. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar since 1983. Prior to beginning his academic career at Lehigh, Professor Nation practiced corporate and commercial law in Philadelphia.
Professor Nation teaches Legal Environment of Business, a core undergraduate course, and Business Law. He has also taught in the MBA program. Professor Nation received the Lehigh University Award in 1988 and was the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Professor from 1991 to 1994. Professor Nation’s recent research concerns health care policy with a focus on restoring competitiveness to the healthcare marketplace in order to rein in exorbitant pricing by hospitals and other providers. Additional recent research topics have included; gun regulations, direct democracy, products liability and commercial lending. Nation has published extensively in law reviews and practitioner journals. His two most recent publications are: